Cross-country Ski - Cabin Creek


Cross-country Ski - Cabin Creek

Classic Ski on the groomed Cabin Creek trails, including the Viking and Berg Trails. If Mt. Ozbaldy is open and recently groomed, we will ski that trail more challenging trail as well.

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  • N2 Nordic Advanced Basic Ski, N3 Nordic Intermediate Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,190 ft
  • Pace: intermediate

Meet at 8:00 am North Bend Safeway. The Safeway store is  less than a mile from the  I-90 Exit 31.

We will leave the Safeway parking lot at 8:15.

Specific directions to meeting place will be emailed to all participants as soon as registration closes.

Ski Ability Level: N2/N3

We will ski approximately 4.5 hours, and cover approximately 9+ miles at a moderate pace.  This is not a beginner ski trip due to our  moderate pace.

Needs: good balance on skis, kick and glide at a moderate pace, snowplow, braking, stamina, and know how to ski up and down a hill.

If you are uncertain of your ability and stamina to manage this type of trip in the expected conditions I have described, above please contact me to discuss further.

We will ski mostly on Cabin Creeks intermediate trails (blue). However,  we will warm up on an easy trail, before moving  on to the intermediate trail system. If Mt. Ozbaldy is open for skiing, we will also ski it, a black diamond, challenging trail.

If you are taking your ski equipment out for the first time this year, please take a few moments at home before the trip to make sure that all of your gear is at hand and in working order.

We will car pool from the North Bend Safeway. All vehicles taken to the trailhead will require a PRE-purchased WA Snopark Pass  ($80– Special Groomed Trail Permit). SNO-Passes w/required "grooming sticker" can also be purchased at REI with a $4.00 extra fee. You will need to have your car license number with you when you go to purchase it.


Cabin Creek

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