On the Trails: Strolling on the snow


By Mary F. Willson

Snow, and more snow!

The deep snows this winter are too much for these little snowshoes we usually use here—one just postholes, and the enlarged feet have a hard time pulling up out of the hole. The old North Woods style of ‘shoe would be more suitable. But the little ‘shoes are what we have, so we tend to stick to the groomed trails, walking on the side of the trail as much as possible and avoiding disturbance of the classic tracks set by the groomer.

Two skiers make their way down Montana Creek Trail in this December 2020 photo. The groomed trail allows

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