Trails and Current Conditions

Open Weekends & Holidays 9am – 4:30pm & non-holiday Mon-Fri 10am- 4:30pm.

Current Date: March 23, 2022

Daytime High:

New Snow:
Total Km Open
Average Depth:  Km XC Groomed:
Surface:
Km Trackset:
Snowfall This Season:
67″ Km Skate Lanes:
Total Days Open:
93 Km Snowshoe:

 

March 23:  Trails are closed for the 2021-22 winter season.  Our first ski day was December 3, last ski day was March 18.  We had a total of 93 ski days with 67″ snowfall during the season.  Thanks to our customers, staff, and volunteers for a great season!

Ski shop open by appointment, if you have seasonal rental equipment to return please call ahead.  Due to supply chain concerns, we are not having an end of season sale or selling used rental equipment at this time.

 

 

Cross Country Skiing Trail Map

Instructions: Click on map to enlarge photo or Download a PDF of this map here.

Lapland Lake Ski Trail Information

2-way section of Lake Trail (out and back) 2.6 km
1-way section of Lake Trail – Olavin Uni (Olavi’s Dream) 1.3 km
Practice Field with Inside Loops 1.2 km
Erä Polku (Forest Trail) 1.7 km
Woods Lake Loop (ICE MUST BE SAFE) 3.0 km
Ski School Areas 1.0 km

 

Kippis (Finnish Drinking Toast) 0.7 km
Vasa (Baby Reindeer) 1.5 km
Joki Latu (Trail by the Stream) 1.5 km
Sisu (Determination) 4.2 km *
Honka Tie (Large Pine Way) 1.1 km
Karhu Polku (Bear Path) via short cuts 7.0 km *
Leilan Latu (Leila’s Trail) 1.1 km
Tuulen Tie (Way of the Wind) 1 km
Short cuts to Honka/Sisu 0.6 km
Shortcut 0.4 km

 

Karhu Polku with upper expert loops 9.0 km *
Napa Piiri (Arctic Circle) 3.4 km *
Tunturi Loop (Lapland Mountain) 1.5 km

 

* Measured from the bridge

Additional Trail Information Outside Loop West of Bridge 10.4 km
Lapland Lenkki Loop (follow orange trail markers) 20 km
Lenkki Loop including lake 23 km
Grant Lake Wilderness Trail (out & back) 10 km
Ungroomed Snowshoe Trail to Woods Lake – East 4.0 km
Ungroomed Snowshoe Trails – West Side 8.5 km

 

Download a PDF of the map here.

Snowfall History

A Winter Wonderland! Mother Nature & Old Man Winter have always worked diligently at Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center. For the past 10 years, skiers have enjoyed average annual snowfalls of 9 feet and have skied into April seven out of ten years!

Year Snowfall
Amount
Opening Date Closing Date Number of Skiing Days
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84
1984-85
1985-86
1986-87
1987-88
1988-89
1989-90
1990-91
1991-92
1992-93
1993-94
1994-95
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
128″
124″
104″
122″
118″
130″
113″
125″
121″
106″
86″
125″
110″
100″
187″
185″
94″
162″
189″
137″
140″
124″
163″
115″
180″
131″
115″
101″
146″
145″
145″
80″
153″
62″
106″
136″
136″
38″
104″
123″
105″
79″
75″
67″
11/23
11/19
12/17
12/10
12/3
12/8
12/8
11/30
11/22
12/16
12/17
11/22
12/8
12/6
12/12
12/21
11/23
11/18
11/30
11/15
12/20
12/18
12/13
12/9
11/19
12/7
12/8
11/25
12/26
12/2
11/26
12/9
12/17
12/28
12/23
11/30
11/22
12/29
12/6
12/12
11/14
11/16
12/18
12/3
Mid-Apr.
Early Apr.
Records lost
4/4
3/29
4/1
4/6
3/31
3/25
4/2
3/26
4/15
4/6
4/4
4/18
4/17
3/26
3/31
4/6
3/29
3/29
3/26
4/1
4/7
4/13
4/5
4/1
3/26
4/22
4/14
4/5
3/21
4/10
3/17
4/5
4/6
4/5
3/1
4/3
4/8
4/1
3/15
3/25
3/18
134
124
——
107
110
112
118
120
124
108
100
132
117
108
122
113
117
127
123
130
100
95
109
110
140
121
110
121
103
133
125
103
91-102
65-77
107
118
126
59
110
116
135
110
94
93

February 6, 2020

“Nice skiing, come and enjoy the snow!”  Ric, Guilderland NY 3/14

“Blue skies!  Pristine snow!  Great trails!  The total Lapland experience!”  Don S., Schenectady NY  3/4

“Great skiing today!  I had a ton of fun on Sisu and Vasa!”  Emma W., Middle Grove NY  3/5

“Great late season skiing.  So many great trails to ski – get out while it lasts!”  Scott W., Middle Grove NY  3/5

“Second skier on the west side.  New powder on Sisu.  Fantastic skiing”  Steve S., Northville NY 3/3

“Great skiing, Groomed to perfection.  Thanks Kathy and Paul.”  Michael, Union NJ  3/3

“Fabulous mid-winter skiing.  Come up soon!  Skate or classic all good.”  Carolyn and Jim  Schenectady NY  3/3

“Finn-tasticaly fabulous.  Great grooming.  Get up here before spring.”  Carl S., Albany NY 3/2

“2 inches of new snow on a good base made for wonderful skiing.”  Ric, Guilderland NY 3/2

“Snow continues to fall on beautiful snow snow on snow on snow”  Rita P., Latham NY 3/1

“Mucho Bueno!”  Don S., Schenectady NY 2/28

“I did not see any presidents, but I did see great trails.”  Don S., Schenectady NY  2/21

“I have deep appreciation for the very skiable trails on Saturday February 19th !  After the rain Thursday-Friday it is nothing short of amazing that we were able to ski Saturday.  THANK YOU to those who worked so hard to prepare the trails for us to enjoy!  I had a wonderful time!”  Dan G., 2/19

“Great grooming!  Great skiing!  Thanks Paul!”  Don S., Schenectady NY 2/14

Such a beautiful and fun way to spend a day with family from far away–really enjoyable skiing suited to a wide range of ability levels.  Thanks so much, Kathy and Paul!”  Alexandra S, Niskayuna, NY 2/12

“Another beautiful day of skiing at Lapland.  Don’t miss these conditions.”  Don S., Schenectady NY 2/8

“Great snow, sno-cat groomed to perfection”  Michael, Union NJ  2/5/2022

“Nice sunny day, good skiing”  Ric, Guilderland NY  2/2/2022

“All good!  Thanks to Paul for great grooming!”  Don S., Schenectady NY  2/1

“Excellent skiing!  Conditions are fabulous!  Come & Enjoy!”  the Nelsons, Canajoharie, NY  1/30

“Excellent skating on lake!  Don’t miss it!”  Don S., Schenectady NY 1/28/2022

“Incredible conditions at Lapland Lake! I have been skiing here for over 15 years, & I cannot remember better conditions. Perfectly groomed trails, snow covered trees, and all trails open- It doesn’t get better than this!”  Paul S., South Salem, NY  1/26/2022

“No reason to be inside, it’s time to get outside.  Great conditions at Lapland”  Don S., Schenectady NY  1/25/2022

“Skiing fabulous.  Karhu Polku with upper loops fantastic!”  Carolyn and Jim, Schenectady NY  1/25/2022

“The snow is back and I am glad to be back.  Come on up!”  Don S., Schenectady NY 1/18/2022

“Outstanding conditions!  Fantastic day!”  Bill and Janine N., Canajoharie, NY  1/18/2022

“Great skiing on the Lake Trail – great grooming Paul!  The lake was superb – don’t miss it!”  Carolyn & Jim, Schenectady NY  1/12/2022

“The lake was really nice for waxless classic if you’re not a first time skier. I saw an otter on the shore, fox tracks on the snow.”  Dave, Albany NY, 12/29/2021

“Kathy, Paul, and the entire staff -Thanks for a GREAT season in spite of all the Covid restrictions. You all did an excellent  job adjusting to the situation!” Don S.  Schenectady, NY  3/25/2021

 

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