Hello North Snow Report

Good afternoon, this is Christine from Hello North with your snow report. Due to many recent break-ins at unsupervised parking lots, please don?t leave any valuables in your vehicles while going out for a day of fun.

Mackenzie has received 1 foot of snow in the mountains, riding conditions are good, the ridges are rocky and bare, ride with caution. There are no groomed trails around town at this time.

Dawson Creek has received 3 cm of snow. There is 19 cm of base, the trails are in fair-good condition, watch for debris on some trails.

Chetwynd has no new snow, the riding conditions are good. There are no groomed trails and avalanche danger is moderate. Maps and info are available at the Visitor Info Center in Chetwynd..

Tumbler Ridge hasn?t received any new snow recently. General sledding conditions are okay, but the snow is has been melting and most trails could use more snow. Sledding at Backmeadows, Bullmoose and Quintette/ Roman Mountain are good. Conditions at Core Lodge are okay. Sledding is poor and not recommended on the following trails; Super Bowl, the Dawson Creek Trail , the Tumbler Ridge Town Site, Mt. Speiker, and the Five Cabin Creek Trail.

Fort St. John has received a bit of snow, watch for rough spots as the trails have not been groomed yet. The Redfern and Stuart Lake Trails are in good condition, the Mile 82 rest stop trail has 1.5 foot of base and is good condition, the Charlie Lake trail has 1 foot of base and is in good condition. The lake is safe to travel on, watch for snow ridges and skating rinks.

Did you know you can go heli skiing close to home? Peace Reach Adventures offers Heli-skiing adventures in the West Nabesche Mountains, at 5000 feet the snow base is 230 cm. Snowpack is stable. For more info check out peacereachadventures.com

Whispering Pines Ski Area in Worsley, Alberta has 6 cm of new snow. There is 35 cm of settled snow all runs are open and in good condition. For more info check out skiworsley.com

Bear Mountain Nordic Trails in Dawson Creek have 3 cm of new snow and 16cm of base, all trails are open, and are in fair-good condition, the track is set Classic skiing.

Tumbler Ridge has had warm weather recently this has made the trails pretty icy. More snow is needed. Creek skiing will have to wait for colder temperatures and more

snow. Off trail skiing is OK.

Fort Nelson has received a few cm?s of new snow and the Cross Country Ski trails are open and in good condition.

Fort St. John has had a little bit of new snow, the cross country ski trails at Lone Wolf Golf Club, Beatton Prov. Park, and Links Golf Course are groomed and in good condition.

For information on winter events check out the hellonorth.com website.

Please remember to slow down, proceed at a pace

that will allow ample reaction time for any situation.

To contact us with club news, current conditions call 785-2544 or 1-888-785-2544

Phone: 250-785-2544 Fax: 250-785-4424

Email: info@hellonorth.com Website: www.hellonorth.com

THIS WEEKS EVENTS CALENDAR:

MackenzieInternational WOW Relay Ride to raise money for breast cancer

Snowmobile Drag Races are scheduled for February 22

Dawson CreekSnowmobile Drag Races in Pouce Coupe February 1

Fort NelsonSnowmobile Drag races are Jan 25th at the airport clubhouse

Tumbler RidgeOdyssey 2004- Dog sledding races, Skiijoring races- Feb 21