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Maple Grove Ski and Soak, 18 February, 2017

Trip Summary:

  • Participants: Deanna (leader) and Dave W. on cross-country skis, Nikolai, Jane, Maggie, Laurel and Christine on snowshoes
  • Drove 52 miles to Maple Grove Hot Springs
  • Started out about 11:45 going south to the Maple Grove Campground
  • Back at the hot springs about 2:30 for a potluck lunch and soaking in the hot pools
  • Returned to Logan about 5:45
  • Overcast skies and 48 °F
  • Our GPS track shows 4.4 miles (Dave and Nikolai went a bit farther)

Thanks to Dave W., Nikolai and Jane for photos and Dave for the GPS work


On the snowy Oneida Narrows Road



We had to cross mud that had flowed across the road At the Maple Grove campground beside the reservoir



Muddy turkey tracks in the snow Evidence of the mountain lion the staff told us about
Enjoying a pot-luck picnic lunch


Soaking in a hot pool

Looking over the Oneida Narrows Reservoir at Maple Grove Hot Springs
We traveled 4.4 miles from Maple Grove Hot Springs to the campground and back

You can look at our route using: Google Earth, the various map and aerial views of Google Maps or download our GPS file.