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Cabin Creek Nordic Grooming Report

(Cabin Creek & Erling Stordahl trail systems)

Grooming and trail conditions for the Cabin Creek and Erling Stordahl cross country ski trail systems, as provided by the groomer.

The trails are groomed by a private contractor under contract to the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and funded by Sno-Park permit fees.

The 2016-17 grooming schedule is Wednesday through Sunday, dependent on conditions. Grooming starts December 1 and continues through the end of March.


groomerSaturday, Apr 1, 2017 8:06 am PDT

2016/2017 official grooming season complete.

Groomed all trails this morning including Amabilis.

Also groomed Erling Stordahl.

See you next season. Thanks for a great winter.

Think snow...


groomerFriday, Mar 31, 2017 1:23 am PDT

31 degrees and clear.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Beautiful night with lots of stars and trails are setting up! Already crunchy on my hike out. The am should be fast. Final grooming tomorrow night.


groomerWednesday, Mar 29, 2017 6:11 am PDT

33 degrees and snowing. Trace of new snow.

Groomed The Road and lower trails.


groomerSunday, Mar 26, 2017 8:53 am PDT

No grooming this morning since the grooming budget is nearly depleted.

We will groom Wednesday morning, Friday morning and Friday night for Saturday skiing. Have a great last week of skiing. Amabilis will be groomed Friday.


groomerSaturday, Mar 25, 2017 6:47 am PDT

33 degrees and high overcast.

Grooming lower trails and The Road.

Groomed Beginners Loop Erling Stordahl.

Grooming ends March 31st so you still have one more Saturday.

Think snow...


groomerFriday, Mar 24, 2017 8:18 am PDT

33 degrees and snowing.

Grooming lower trails and The Road.




groomerFriday, Mar 24, 2017 5:30 am PDT

34 degrees and heavy rain.



groomerThursday, Mar 23, 2017 2:52 am PDT

33 degrees

Groomed The Road and lower trails.

Already started to set up.


groomerWednesday, Mar 22, 2017 11:53 am PDT

With predicted freezing temperatures tonight we will be grooming for Thursday.




groomerWednesday, Mar 22, 2017 10:22 am PDT

37 degrees and overcast.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.


groomerSunday, Mar 19, 2017 1:04 am PDT

31 degrees and broken clouds. Trace of new snow.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and Amabilis.

Snow groomed out nice and is setting up already. Trails are still clean with very little tree debris. Today should be a great morning.

Groomed Erling Stordahl, lots of water alongside and on trails.




groomerSaturday, Mar 18, 2017 7:13 am PDT

34 degrees and heavy rain.

No grooming this morning, waiting for rain to at least slow down.


groomerFriday, Mar 17, 2017 6:52 am PDT

28 degrees and high overcast.

Groomed The Road and lower trails.


groomerWednesday, Mar 15, 2017 8:20 am PDT

38 degrees and lt rain, was HEAVY rain.

Groomed lower trails and The Road. Also Amabilis later this morning.

Erling Stordahl on hold until water recedes.


groomerSunday, Mar 12, 2017 7:12 am PDT

37 degrees and high overcast.

Groomed The Road and lower trails. Ozbaldy was groomed yesterday.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

Trails are amazingly clean without the usual March tree debris. Grooming will end as required March 31st.


groomerSaturday, Mar 11, 2017 6:45 am PST

32 degrees and overcast.

Groomed The Road and lower trails including Ozbaldy.

Parking frozen now but will get slushy as it warms later in the day.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.


groomerFriday, Mar 10, 2017 6:10 am PST

37 degrees and RAIN. Snowed 8 inches yesterday before turning to rain overnight.

Grooming The Road and lower trails.

Think snow...


groomerThursday, Mar 9, 2017 6:47 am PST

31 degrees and snowing. Over 1ft new snow.

Groomed The Road and PK Loop.

The snow is sticking so it requires many passes and still isn't the greatest. Over 50 inches of new snow in March and it's only the 9th.


groomerWednesday, Mar 8, 2017 6:21 am PST

29 degrees and snowing. Almost 2ft new snow.

Groomed The Road and Berg Loop. Will groom tomorrow working on Amabilis and Viking Loop.


groomerSunday, Mar 5, 2017 7:10 am PST

28 degrees and broken clouds. 3 inches new snow.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Race today. 9am start.


groomerSaturday, Mar 4, 2017 10:08 am PST

32 degrees, high overcast with lt sbow.

Groomed lower trails, The Road and Amabilis past first switchback.

Kids races today.

Groomed Erling Stordahl, Ski-for-Light today so double track set. Not the place to skate today.

Finally a night with freezing temperatures and rain stopped around 1am.


groomerSunday, Feb 26, 2017 11:01 am PST

Just set some fresh track at Erling Stordahl.


groomerSunday, Feb 26, 2017 6:08 am PST

29 degrees and snowing. 3 inches new snow.

Grooming The Road and lower trails.

Erling Stordahl has 3-4 inches covering tracks.


groomerSaturday, Feb 25, 2017 6:02 am PST

16 degrees and clear.

Groomed lower trails and The Road. Headed up Amabilis when we finish The Road around 7am

Groomed Erling Stordahl


groomerWednesday, Feb 22, 2017 5:08 pm PST

Due to warm temperatures and budget restraints we will no longer be grooming Thursdays.

Our desire is to make the best ski experience, therefore if conditions are optimal we will groom Thursday. We want to make the season last until end of March.


groomerWednesday, Feb 22, 2017 8:48 am PST

31 degrees and dusting if new snow.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Groomed Erling Stordahl.

Trails very soft and now with below freezing temps are freezing from top down. Finished grooming 4am.


groomerMonday, Feb 20, 2017 2:42 am PST

33 degrees and overcast

Groomed Amabilis, lower trails and The Road.


groomerSunday, Feb 19, 2017 12:56 am PST

33 degrees and lt snow

Groomed Amabilis, lower trails and The Road.

Also groomed Erling Stordahl. Trails extremely soft. ( pure mush )

Hopeful of cooler temps later this morning.


groomerSaturday, Feb 18, 2017 7:17 am PST

32 degrees and snowing.

Groomed Amabilis, lower trails and The Road. Several passes on The Road and lower trails.

Groomed Erling Stordahl for Ski for Light, double track set, not a place to skate today.

3/4 inch of new snow since 4am.


groomerFriday, Feb 17, 2017 7:19 am PST

33 degrees and rain.

Rained over an inch last night and yesterday. Was 37 degrees at midnight.

Waiting for the trails to firm up before we groom it. Hopeful we will have if groomed for tomorrow. It has been a WET few days.


groomerThursday, Feb 16, 2017 7:16 am PST

Due to the amount of rain that fell yesterday and The about freezing temperatures no grooming this morning.


groomerWednesday, Feb 15, 2017 5:18 am PST

32 degrees and freezing rain. About .25 ice overnight.

Groomed The Road and lower trails.



groomerSunday, Feb 12, 2017 4:23 am PST

25 degrees and clear sky.

Groomed lower trails and The Road. Good luck to Stampede racers today.

Erling Stordahl also groomed.


groomerSaturday, Feb 11, 2017 6:51 am PST

32 degrees and lt snow. About 2 inches overnight.

Groomed lower trails and The Road.

Also groomed Erling Stordahl. No beginners loop or Meadow loop. Waiting for water to drain.

The trails have several passes on then after the large snowfall last week but the rain has saturated them and they are still soft.