Current Trail Conditions

Please check back here during season for frequent updates

on trail conditions and grooming reports.

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TRAILS OPEN DECEMBER 15, 2016!

WELCOME BACK!!!

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***JUST CLICK BELOW TO JOIN THE CHILDWOLD SNOPACKERS CLUB ON LINE REGISTRATION

BE SURE TO CLICK ON THE VOUCHER & PRINT!

https://membership.nysnowmobiler.com/regions/41#c280


 

***JUST CLICK BELOW TO REGISTER YOUR SLED WITH NYS DMV & RIDE TODAY!

https://transact.dmv.ny.gov/registrationrenew

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WEB CAM IS ON!

Be sure to check it out & watch it snow from your desk at work!

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We have a new Photo Gallery Coordinatior!

Send your pix to  childwoldsnopackers@gmail.com

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CHILDWOLD SNOPACKERS

 50/50 RAFFLE

DRAWING 4/2/2017


& THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!


Help support our club & get your tickets now!

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***WATCH FOR DEER - THEY LIKE GROOMED TRAILS TOO!***

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***BEWARE OF CARS THAT MAY BE ON SNOWMOBILE TRAILS***

We have encountered cars stuck on the trail

following their auto gps's

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***FOR THOSE WHO DON'T GET IT***

***STAY ON THE TRAIL OR STAY HOME!!!***

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Please check www.cranberrylakemountaineers.com for trail conditions & trail closures across Route 3

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**GAS AVAILABLE**

THE THIRSTY MOOSE @ CHILDWOLD

SEVEY'S POINT @ RT 3 & RT. 56 - 91-non ethanol, 24/7 credit card pumps!!!

NICE-N-EASY @ STAR LAKE

MOBIL @ TUPPER LAKE

CEDAR LODGE @ PARISHVILLE

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 DO NOT RIDE 4 WHEELERS ON CHILDWOLD SNOWPACKERS SNOWMOBILE TRAILS - EVER!!!

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THE WEB CAM IS DOWN  :(

our computer techs are working diligently to get it working for our viewing pleasure - sorry for the inconvenience.


3/24/17:  THIS IS IT!

All gates & snowmobile trails will close Monday 3/27/17.

There is some snow, bare spots & etc. - spring conditions.

Big thumbs up to all the groomers & trail keepers!!!

Do NOT ride 4 wheelers on snowmobile trails!!!


3/17/17:  GET OUT & RIDE!

Gates are opened & trails are groomed!

Grooming done Grasse River Railroad to Shurtleff's to Sevey's Point, Massawepie Blvd. to Stove Pipe to Thirsty Moose, Thirsty Moose to Boy Scout Road,  Horseshoe Lake Trail being done today.  DO NOT go from Horseshoe Lake up tracks to Tupper Lake - there is equipment on the tracks for the Rails to Trails.

GET OUT & RIDE!  SLOW DOWN & STAY RIGHT!

DO NOT GO ON ANY ICE - LAKES/RIVERS!!!  NOT SAFE!!!


3/16/17:  SNOW EVERYWHERE!

ALL gates in Childwold Trails will be open today,  Groomer was out yesterday to inspect for downfalls - all good.

Groomers are going out today to groom - as soon as they get 3 feet of snow off the long-parked drag!

BEWARE - we got about 3 feet of fluffy snow on no/icey base.

DRIVE SLOW, STAY RIGHT

& BIG THUMBS UP TO THE GROOMING VOLUNTEERS!


3/15/17:  GOOD NEWS & BAD NEWS

UPDATE:

Groomer is currently out with a chainsaw only & no drag - opening gates & removing downfalls.  Mink Brook gate @ RT. 3 by Sevey's Point, is open - NOT groomed & NOT inspected for debris.  Gull Pond Rd. to North Ridge to Carriage Rd. is open - NOT groomed & NO downfalls.  Gate @ Stove Pipe is open - NOT groomed & NOT inspected.  Waiting to hear on gates from Boy Scout Rd. to The Thirsty Moose.  Groomers will be out grooming tomorrow - watch for them

& be careful out there!

GOOD NEWS:

  Winter Storm Stella has given us a miracle - 30 + inches of snow!

BAD NEWS:

Web cam is still down so you can't see it & TRAILS REMAIN CLOSED.

DEC will be going out in the next couple days to open gates.  We need the gates opened so Groomers can go out to groom & check trails.  Last week gave us very high winds & there may be debris in the trails.

We will advise updates as they come in.  Be careful out there!


3/1/17:  TRAILS CLOSED!  :(

All trails are closed at this time & all gates will be locked!


2/22/17:  IT'S A HEAT WAVE!

Temps are going to be in the 50's for the next few days.

Roads are bare & trails are mush.


2/21/17:  NEED SNOW!!!

Forecast is for more warm temps - spring conditions in February.

Until we have more snow,

the gates are closed from the Boy Scout Rd. to The Thirsty Moose.

THINK COLD & SNOW!


2/16/17:  EXCELLENT!

Groomer is up & trails are being groomed night & day.

Railroad tracks from Horseshoe Lake to Sabattis are groomed & excellent!  All trails being groomed & excellent!

See you Saturday for the Ride In @ Sevey's Point! 

GET OUT & RIDE & BE CAREFUL OUT THERE!


2/13/17:  EXCELLENT!

GOT SNOW!!!  about 12 inches + new snow!  web cam is being worked on this week - sorry!  groomer is being worked on & will be out grooming soon!


2/9/17:  GOOD - EXCELLENT!

We had some rain & warm temps & 3 inches new snow.  Groomers were out today - groomed all trails & tracks from Horseshoe Lake to Sabattis.  All are in great shape & more snow is coming!  BE SAFE OUT THERE!


2/6/17:  EXCELLENT!

Received 6 - 8 inches new snow!  All trails groomed.

GET OUT & RIDE & BE SAFE!!!


2/3/17:  EXCELLENT!

Received 3 - 4 inches new snow, currently snowing this morning

& more snow this weekend.

Tracks from Horseshoe Lake to Sabattis were groomed yesterday & they report they are in great shape.  Groomers are out now & report the trails are awesome!  Groomers will be out tonight & tomorrow morning - watch for them on the trail & give a big thumbs up!

GET OUT & RIDE!!!


2/2/17:  EXCELLENT!

Happy Ground Hog Day & 6 more weeks of winter!

Got about 3 - 5 inches new snow & more on its way!

Trails are being groomed & continue to be excellent!

GET OUT & RIDE!!!


1/31/17:  GOOD - EXCELLENT

Received about 5 inches new new this week.

Trails to Horseshoe Lake & Tracks to Sabattis were groomed yesterday - use caution at the trestle & all other trails being groomed today.

GET OUT & RIDE!!!


1/27/17:  FAIR - GOOD

No new snow yet.  Groomer is out.  ALL GATES OPEN!

THINK COLD & SNOW!


1/26/17:  FAIR - GOOD

We got about 5 inches new snow this week & more expected this weekend.

Trails are in fair to good shape, with some water.  Groomers were out today & removed many trees.  Carriage Road was NOT groomed - it is probably flooded.  The trail from the Boy Scout Rd. to The Thirsty Moose is closed - need snow.

THINK COLD & SNOW!!!


1/23/17 - NEED SNOW!

Need cold & snow & a storm is coming!  Do your snow dance!!!


1/22/17 - NO 4 WHEELERS!!!

WOW - JUST WOW!!!

IF YOU HAVE A 4 WHEELER , GREAT-BUT DO NOT RIDE IT ON THE PRIVATE PROPERTY BEHIND THE THIRSTY MOOSE!!!  THANKS TO YOU, THE GATES WILL BE LOCKED!!!

 

1/20/17:  POOR!!!   NEED SNOW!!!

The conditions have softened up from all the ice & received about 1 inch new snow.  Still some ice & bare spots.  Groomers have not been out & we will need snow before that can happen.  There may be hope - a nor'easter next week! 

THINK SNOW!!!


1/13/17:  POOR - NEED SNOW!

EXTREMELY ICEY!!!  There are bare spots & lots of ice.  Supposed to get a little snow & that will be on top of the ice - be careful out there!


1/12/17:  NEED COLD & SNOW!

It's 48*, windy & rainy.

Trails will have ice, water & possible debris - be careful out there.

THINK COLD & SNOW & START THE SNOW DANCE!!!


1/10/17:  GOOD - EXCELLENT

All trails groomed yesterday & Horseshoe Lake Trial being groomed today.

Got some weather coming - snow, rain, freezing rain, high winds & warming.  Supposed to get cold & snow for weekend.  Be careful out there!

THINK COLD & SNOW!!!


1/6/17:  GOOD - EXCELLENT

All trails groomed today - Carriage Road & North Ridge will be groomed tonight & Horseshoe Lake to Sabattis will be groomed early Saturday morning.

GET OUT & RIDE!


1/3/17:  GOOD - EXCELLENT

All trails groomed yesterday, including the tracks to Sabattis.  Supposed to get some rain/freezing rain & then turning back to cold & snow.  

THINK COLD & SNOW!


12/30/16:  GOOD - EXCELLENT!

CARRIAGE ROAD (S79) IS OPEN - BUT - DON'T RIDE!!

IT IS FLOODED WITH 2 FEET OF WATER!!!

Trail reports are firm base with lots of fresh powder from Cranberry to Childwold is excellent.  Trail to Horseshoe Lake is excellent.

There is logging & you must use turn right @ Junction 2N (Grass River Spur/ Boy Scout Rd.) to Juntion 3N (Spur @ Grass River RR) turn left to Junction 2 (4 corners) turn right to Horseshoe Lake Trail (C7A).

GET OUT & RIDE!!!


12/16/16:  GOOD!

STORM SNOW TOTAL = 18 to 24 INCHES!  with 4 to 6 inch base.

CARRIAGE ROAD IS CLOSED - LOGGING - NOT GROOMED

Groomers have been out grooming all trails & to Horseshoe Lake twice.  The trail from the Boy Scout Rd. to The Moose is thin - please do not spin your track!

The trail behind The Moose to Stove Pipe will be done tomorrow - the gate to Mink Brook will be open at that time too.  THINK SNOW!!!


12/15/16:  TRAILS ARE OPEN!

Got about 8 - 10 inches new snow!  Groomers are out, mostly panning & checking trails for fallen branches/trees from the high winds.  Rangers are out opening gates.  Be careful out there! & as always

THINK COLD & SNOW!!


11/21/16:  TRAILS NOT OPEN!!!

Trails don't open until 12/15/1/, after hunting season ends.

Good news though - got about 1 1/2 feet of snow!!!

CONTINUE WITH THE SNOW DANCE!


11/21/16:  NEWS

Welcome Back!  The Childwold Snopackers are striving to make our trails the best!  Trails are being cleaned up & membership applications have been sent, 11/21/16, be sure to mail them back early.  VOUCHERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE @ THE THIRSTY MOOSE.  We are doing some work to the website to make it the place to go for all your snow information!  We have a new Photo Gallery Coordinator!

Send your pix to  childwoldsnopackers@gmail.com