Trails and Current Conditions

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

Current Date: January 25, 2020 Open 9am – 4:30pm

Daytime High: 34F

New Snow Total Km Open 44K
Average Depth:  4″ to 8″ Km XC Groomed: 32K
Surface: See below Km Trackset: 26K
Snowfall This Season: 45 inches Km Skate Lanes: 32K
Total Days Open: 61 Km Snowshoe: 12K

 

January 25, 2020     We will have approximately 32K open for XC ski today, including Napa Piiri, and all beginner and intermediate trails except the Leilan Latu downhill.  The loop directly on frozen Woods Lake is open for skiing, rolled but not tracked.    Trail surface at the start of the day will be snowcat groomed packed powder.  This may change during the day with predicted “wintry mix” precipitation.  As of 7am the latest forecast calls for a chance of snow before 1pm, followed by sleet in the afternoon.   Snowshoe trails open, one junior tubing hill open.  Ice skating pond closed.

Ladies Love to Ski Classic Clinic is on for today!!

 

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
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″
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
Mid-Apr.
Early Apr.
Records lost in fire
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
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

“It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood – won’t you ski my neighbor?”  Don S., Schenectady, NY  1/22

“Back home – no snow like Florida – plenty of snow at Lapland!  Come up!”  Don S., Schenectady NY, 1/20

“Exceed your expectations – perfect XC skiing NOW!”  Carolyn and Jim, Schenectady, NY  1/19

“Lovely skiing today.  Very nice grooming and tracksetting.  2 inches works miracles”  Carl S., Albany NY  1/7

“Nice and smooth after big groomer.  Nice and fast!”  Matti, 1/7

“If you’re not here, you’re missing out!  Beautiful glide and nice fresh powder”  Thora B., Town of Northampton  1/7

“Beautiful scenery and wonderful trails… a proper winter wonderland ”  Abigail, Schenectady, NY  1/5

“Beautiful scenery, fast and fun trails.  Thanks!”  Alex, New York NY  1/5

“A great day of skiing for both skate and classic”  Rob D., Schenectady, NY  12/21

“Excellent skiing, nice coverage, come on up!”  Carolyn and Jim, Schenectady NY  12/18

“A true winter wonderland today w/great trails!  Thank you.”  Gry & Bob, Ithaca, NY  12/17

“Amazing conditions – skate and classic.  Beautiful day!”  Carolyn and Jim, Schenectady, NY  12/7

“Wonderful trails today!  Cookies and hot chocolate great, too!”  Lynne, Caroga Lake, NY  12/7

“Really good early season ski conditions” Doug P., Caroga Lake NY  12/7

“Great snow, really fluffy and fun!” Emma W., Middle Grove NY 12/5

“Snow was awesome! Loved it!”  Eliza W., Middle Grove, NY  12/5

“Excellent skiing, great coverage.  It’s great to be back!”  Carolyn and Jim, Schenectady,  NY  12/4/2019

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