Erling Stordahl


Cross-country Ski - Erling Stordahl

Erling Stordahl (Crystal Springs)

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  • N2 Nordic Advanced Basic Ski
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
8:45 AM at Preston P&R
We will explore the groomed Erling Stordahl trails from the Crystal Springs Snopark, exit 62 off I-90. There are about 6 miles of interesting groomed trails. Conditions can vary depending on snow, temperature and how recently the trails have been groomed. If there is time we also explore some of the sled dog trails and part of the John Wayne Trail south of the snopark. Most of the trails are fairly flat but there are some sections that involve hills and therefore the ability to herringbone up and use a wedge/snowplow position for descents. Nordic Classic no-wax skis are recommended. Please consult the leader if you wish to use other types of ski. We will car pool from the Preston P&R; meeting at 8:45 am and all vehicles taken to the trailhead will require WA Snopark Passes. Passes need to be purchased in advance: contact the leader for more information. Directions to Preston P&R; The Preston P&R; is off I-90, exit 22. If you're headed east on I-90, take exit 22. At the top of the off ramp turn left and cross over the freeway. Shortly past the freeway there's a stop sign. Turn left (patience required here), and then turn left again (in just a few yards) into the Park and Ride. Approaching from westbound I-90 at exit 22 also works. Drivers are needed! Please notify the leader as soon as you sign up which of the following applies to you: A. I am a passenger who does not drive or driver who is not able to take his/her vehicle up to the snopark B. I am a driver who is willing to take his/her vehicle up to the snopark and offer ride to 1/2/3 or more passengers and has or is willing to buy a WA State snopark pass with special groomed permit (leader can provide details of snopark requirements)

Erling Stordahl

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