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Mt. Valhalla Ski Trails
Washburn, WI
Trail Length: 27.5km  Maps: |
Groomed: Skating/Classical    Lighted: No Snowmaking: No
Contact: 715-373-2667    Weather: [ NWS ]  
Notes:   Teuton trails on the west side is skating and classic, the Valkyrie trails on the east side are double tracked for classic only skiing.

Trail Reports:   2016-2017 season  view previous season     File a new report     Request a new report

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Thursday, March 02, 2017  posted: 3/3/2017 10:37:13 AM
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: Most, Good skis ]
  Both trail systems were groomed the best they could be due to the weather and snow conditions. On the Teuton Trails, all the loops were groomed and tracks reset yesterday. They are most likely in excellent condition after a cold night to help freeze the tracks and trail down and are in excellent condition. Loops A and B on the Valkyrie Trails were the only two loops that could be groomed due to conditions. The entrances to get onto Loop C are blocked by ice berms. The Valkyre Trails are in fair condition and are thin. The upper parking lot has been closed off due the ground being so saturated that a vehicle was stuck and caused deep rutting. The secondary parking area was also closed due to the soft, wet soils and deep ruts. Parking is available in the main lot below the closed upper parking area. With warm forecast, the Forest Service will be announcing if they are putting the annual trail closure into effect for all trails on Monday, March 6th.
(Teresa Maday, US Forest Service)
Friday, February 24, 2017  posted: 2/24/2017 4:08:48 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  2-3 inches of fresh powder on 1-3 inch crusty base. 100% coverage. Did Teuton A,B, and C loops.
(Steve Lindell)
Friday, February 17, 2017  posted: 2/17/2017 1:42:32 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Beautiful skiing this morning. 1.5 feet of natural snow. VR 50 worked great. VR 55 an hour later. Should be good skiing for the next week... unless nature has its disastrous imprint. Early morning skiing is recommended. The Valkyrie trail is a magnificent... a wonderful wilderness ride. The tracks are firm so you can really ride the downhills with abandon. A real April treat in February.
Photos:  
(David Paulson)
Wednesday, February 15, 2017  posted: 2/16/2017 11:49:07 AM
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  There was a brief window of opportunity to get out and groom Wednesday. On the Teuton Trail system, the groomer was able to break up the icy trail conditions and groom and reset the tracks. The higher winds have been blowing leaves, pine needles and branches onto the trail tread, so be aware. On the Valkyrie Trail system, the snow has melted down to the ground in various spots. The groomer was able to get snow into the trail to cover some of these bare spots, but there are still pine needles and leaves poking through. Due to the weather conditions, the groomer was not able to groom Loop C (Sunbowl Loop). Just like on the Teuton Trail system, there are pine needles, leaves and branches being blown on the trails.
(Teresa Maday, US Forest Service)
Friday, February 10, 2017  posted: 2/10/2017 4:23:58 PM
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Snow has finally arrived! The trails in the Valhalla Area received about 6 new inches this week. The Teuton Trail system was rolled, groomed, and tracks set on Wednesday, February 8th. The Valkyrie Trail system was rolled, groomed, and tracks set on Thursday, February 9th. Both trail systems have excellent snow conditions. Warmer temperatures have set in today and are predicted through next week. This could melt the new snow on the trails considerably and put a hold on grooming operations. Get out and enjoy the warm weather skiing and hope the snow hangs on through the unseasonably warm temperatures. Please note that fat tire bikes are not an authorized use on any of the trails. Many roads across the forest are packed down by snowmobile use and maybe utilized for fat tire bike use. Pick up your Motorized Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) to see what roads maybe available to ride. The warming room and chalet are open for the season and also have maps and information.
(Teresa Maday, US Forest Service)

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