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Tony Grove Creek Cross-Country Ski, 24 November, 2018

Trip Summary:

  • Participants: Dave P., Dave W. and Teresa
  • Drove 22 miles up Logan Canyon to the Tony Grove Winter Trailhead
  • Started skiing east at 10:55 along snow-covered FR 141, continued east Lewis M. Turner Campground following an old roadbed along Tony Grove Creek (obviously an earlier road to Tony Grove). Ate lunch from 12:40 - 1:20 p.m., then resumed our uphill trek until we arrived at the (new) Tony Grove road at 1:50 p.m. We arrived at the Trailhead about 2:40 p.m. (the old roadbed sloped at an average 7.5% grade, enough for an easy glide back down).
  • Skies were clear, with calm breeze and warm temperatures. There was 6-8 inches of snow on the ground, just barely enough for skiing on smooth terrain.
  • Our GPS track showed 4.1 miles with 860 feet of elevation.

Thanks to Dave W. for photos and the GPS data.

On the old road near our lunch spot
Where the old road meets the new
Our GPS track shows 4.1 miles with about 800 feet of ascent and descent

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