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Lappe Nordic Ski Centre
Thunder Bay, ON
Trail Length: 11km  Maps: |
Groomed: Skating/Classical    Lighted: Yes Snowmaking: No
Contact: 807-767-2423    Weather: [ NWS ]  
Notes:   Features some challenging trails, 5km are lighted. A 7000 square foot chalet complete with wax room and saunas.

Trail Reports:   2017-2018 season  view previous season     File a new report     Request a new report

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Saturday, March 24, 2018  posted: 3/26/2018 12:42:29 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Trails in pristine condition. The 2018 24 Hours of Lappe was a perfect event. The parking lot was full of cars from Minnesota! Lots of people from the U of MN. The weather and snow conditions were firm and fast. Best day ever.
(Ray Johnston)
Thursday, November 30, 2017  posted: 11/30/2017 11:11:02 AM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: Most, B skis ]
  Trails are holding up pretty well. Skate conditions on the main, 4.6K loop this morning were excellent---PB groomed, smooth and fast. Classic tracks on the 4.6 looked good as well. Most other trails previously groomed remain open and are fair to good, with dirty snow and tree litter being the only real issues. Watch out for a few bumps and ice patches, and the occasional thin spot. Probably not worthy of a long road trip yet. New snow expected next week.
Photos:  
(Dan Horihan)
Saturday, November 25, 2017  posted: 11/25/2017 1:52:52 PM
Secondhand 
[ Trails Open: Most, B skis ]
  Lappe Nordic reporting: Yesterday's rain and warm temperatures took their toll, but ski conditions remain very good. The 4.6, Maaritta's, Toilet Bowl, and Pilon were regroomed with the odd bit of dirt showing. Emmy Lane is also now open - classic good, skating fair to good and a bit bumpy.
(Bruce Adelsman)
Wednesday, November 22, 2017  posted: 11/23/2017 11:19:30 AM
Secondhand Scheduling 
  Lappe reports: With a warm forecast and rain possible, the Ski Centre may be closed to skiing this Friday to preserve their base.
(Bruce Adelsman)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017  posted: 11/21/2017 1:46:23 PM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: Most, Good skis ]
  Another great day of skiing at Lappe. Plenty of people out on the trails, even on a Tuesday afternoon. Cold (-10c) and windy this afternoon, so quite a few spruce needles and some minor drifting on the trails, but otherwise perfect. About 6km, including the entire night skiing loop, has been piston bully groomed for the past week and is very firm and fast--excellent for both skate and classic. Another couple of km has been done with the ginzu and is mostly good to very good. Very solid base throughout.
Photos:  
(Dan Horihan)

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