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Groomers work hard, find success in battle with ice-encrusted snow conditions

As the light of day increases, so, too, do prime opportunities for cross-country skiing.
Ski trails ready for weekend races

Kenai Peninsula cross-country skiers looking for a race to cap a season of training should have no problem finding one March 11.
Freeze-thaw pattern hard on ski trails

A reliable rule for finding in-shape ski trails will be as valuable this weekend as any: Go where the races are.
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Wind wreaks havoc on trails

...opportunities. ?The ski conditions aren?t good at all,? said Andy Bralley, a groundskeeper with Kenai?s Parks and Recreation Department, in regard to the trails at the Kenai Golf Course. ?The massive winds have blow everything away. It...
Fresh snow frosts peninsula ski trails

Freshly fallen snow has softened some trails, but trail groomers say trail conditions remain good for people looking to burn some energy on cross-country skis after a cold snap that had some huddling indoors for several days.
Trails favorable for fun

No matter whether you want to ski, skijor, snowshoe or snowmachine, the trail conditions are looking favorable for fun this weekend.
Snowstorm buries some trails, is boon for others

...he said. For more information, go online to Andy Bralley, groundskeeper with Kenai?s Parks and Recreation Department, said the trails at the Kenai Golf Course also should be in good shape. ?It depends on what this weather...
Icy trails translate to quick skiing

...after we've groomed the trails, they make for some fast skiing," said Bob Frates, the director of Kenai's Parks and Recreation Department. "During the day, once the sun hits the trails, they are getting real icy." Due to the ice, Frates...
Skiers hoping for a little more snow

...getting off the trails can be more enjoyable." At the Kenai Golf Course, Bob Frates, the director of Kenai's Parks and Recreation Department, said the snow is still so hard that a classic track has not been set. "I think, considering what...


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