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  • trails at the North Peninsula Recreation Center in Nikiski have been groomed and are ready for skate skiing, said Dale Bakk, trail groomer."We've got three kilometers of trails there," Bakk said, "and we've got some additional trails...
Skiing still good despite warm weather North Peninsula Recreation Area's trails are in great shape for skate skiing, trail groomer Dale Bakk said. He groomed the 5 kilometers of pool-side trails Wednesday night."That trail is in great shape," he said...
Trails wrecked by snowmachines causing Nikiski skiers frustration

...trail is a passion for both snowmachiners and cross-county skiers. Unfortunately, one trail cannot be shared by all. Dale Bakk, cross-country ski coach at Nikiski High School for four years, said he has been having trouble keeping snowmachines...
Warm, wet weather takes toll on ski trails

...down not just branches but entire trees, that became frozen into place as the temperature cooled off," said groomer Dale Bakk on Thursday in regard to the ski trails behind Niksiki High School. "Right now they're unskiable," he said, and...
Deep snow means lots of work

...full 14 inches on Wednesday and three to four more inches that night. It was a little too much of a good thing,? said Dale Bakk, trail groomer for the Nikiski Community Trails and the trails behind the Nikiski Pool. Still, he said the heavy accumulations...
Fresh snow frosts peninsula ski trails

...and 5 kilometers of trails at the middle-high school should all be groomed for the weekend. The trails? groomer, Dale Bakk, said, time permitting, he also will lay classic ski tracks, but if it continues to snow, the tracks might fill in...
Balmy weather halts groomers

...challenges form the weather, there is still 5-kilomters of trails. "It's icy though," he added. In Nikiski, groomer Dale Bakk said he got the trails behind the pool and high school in good shape for about four days, and then the weather turned...
Groomers keeping up with snow

...Nikiski Community Trails and trails behind the Nikiski pool are fully groomed, said Elaine Bakk, the trails groomer Dale Bakk?s wife. Tsalteshi Ski Trails are also groomed, in great shape and tracks will be set for the weekend, said Tom...
Wind wreaks havoc on trails

...anytime soon. ?We do some rolling, but there won?t be any dragging until more snow comes without wind,? he said. Dale Bakk, who grooms the Nikiski Community Trails, said he was also dealing with the windswept trails and lots of blown down branches...
Modest snowfall awakens area trails

...fell, but it wasn't quite as evenly distributed as in some other central peninsula locations, according to groomer Dale Bakk. "We did get a little bit, but it's sporadic where it hit," he said. Bakk said he was going to make the most of...


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