You anticipate a glorious view, only to see the surrounding landscape strewn with ski trails
, ski lifts, snowmaking pipelines, and other ski-related development amidst a swath of cleared forest.
A forested flatland dotted with lakes, it offers a network of ski trails
that in warmer weather are the region's popular canoe routes: lakes connected by portage trails.
They have trained months for the race, which traverses world-class ski trails
on the Hillside and at Kincaid, with flatland sojourns on groomed bike trails offering Mount McKinley views from the Coastal Trail.
Visit www.visittughill.com for maps and directions to the four groomed ski trail
systems mentioned above, and to about 20 additional multi-use trail systems around the region.
A ski trail
below leads you to a comfortable lodge, a cup of hot chocolate, and a cozy fireplace.
In the Bend area, for example, volunteers from a local Nordic club groom cross-country trails three days a week, are adding 14 kilometers of new ski trail
and are collecting donations to light some of the trails for night use.
Animal tracks crisscross the ski trail
. The arrowhead-shaped tracks of a deer appear ahead of us, then veer off to the left.
Recently, the facility received a facelift that includes three theme areas for kids and a beginners' ski trail
Strong on advanced terrain and just eight miles outside Lake Placid in the Adirondack Mountains, Whiteface houses the longest vertical drop ski trail
on the east coast--3,216 feet.
The three-mile ski trail
to the Brandenburg Shelter begins on the right, at the start of the sno-park loop.
The ski trail
which will lead us to the farm and the Great Camp complex is a wide carriage road.
A YOUNG beaver, brown and sleek, crossed our ski trail
in a twitch of his whiskers and a swipe of his distinctive paddle tail.