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Etiquette

Tips on good behavior:

  • Do not take mountain bikes, dogs or horses on groomed cross country ski trails. Use only designated multi-use trails.
  • Do not walk on groomed ski trails.
  • Horses and dog owners are responsible for picking up any dropping on the trails.
  • Avoid walking or running on diagonal xc ski tracks.
  • Move off trail to allow grooming equipment to pass.
  • Avoid skiing right after groomers have groomed trails. It takes 2-4 hours for the freshly groomed trails to set up.
  • Do not ski the wrong way on one way trails. Keep to the right on two-way trails.
  • Do not skate on diagonal (classic ski) tracks.
  • Respect the wildlife. Enjoy watching but don't hassle them.
  • If you fall, please get off the trail as soon as you can.
  • Do not xc ski on the dog mushing trails. If you find you are on a trail, go back.
  • Please let others know that you are approaching them from behind by politely calling out "trail" or "on your left".
  • If you are skiing fast and come upon slower skiers, please reduce your speed while you pass on their left - then take off again once you have passed them. Think of other skiers as yield signs.
  • Fill in sitzmarks (disturbed snow left when you fall)
  • Downhill skiers have the right-of-way.
  • Buy a membership to support cross country skiing today!