Ohio’s premier resort for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing will host the 58th Annual Ski Carnival February 26 and 27. The weekend festivities have been celebrated since the very first season in 1961-‘62 at Snow Trails. More…
Is it possible to have too much of a good thing?
In the case of Ohio’s premier ski resort, the answer this week was… yes.
Normally, reports of impending snowfall are welcomed at Snow Trails as indicators that good skiing is ahead. In order to ski, however, visitors have to be able to reach the facility. When Winter Storm Landon triggered a Level Three Snow Emergency for several hours, however, that wasn’t the case.More…
Snow Trails is making the most of a winter which, to date, has been a couple of degrees warmer than the 2020-2021 edition.
According to the Snow Report on Sunday morning, Ohio’s premier ski resort has largely machine made, groomed snow. The crew was working hard that day and so some trails, lifts, and special features were offline for short periods of time. Terrain Park Features are set up in the Alpine Park.
Not all special features are online at present; on Sunday, only the Rustler and The Chute runs were closed.More…
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” for local snow and ski enthusiasts.
Snow Trails, Ohio’s premier skiing facility, is holding its opening weekend for its 61st season today and tomorrow. Currently, this is for season passholders only. On Monday, everyone is welcome with daily lift tickets available by advanced bookings online only.
Tubing is not yet available, with additional snowmaking required.More…
The most recent snow report from Ohio’s premier skiing venue, Snow Trails, might well generate a small cheer from local and Ohio skiers.
The report, posted on Wednesday, shares:
“The Snowmaking System has been running since early Monday evening! Our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shift Crews have been at this Snowmaking Campaign for 44 hours straight, and are still going!More…
Snow Trails has one ongoing and two upcoming events over the next two weeks that include races and a special slalom course.
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There are several opportunities yet this month to enjoy Ohio’s finest ski resort, Snow Trails. Not only are recent snows adding to the downhill slopes, but events this month — including the 60th Annual Ski Carnival — will put a smile on any winter enthusiast’s face.
As described on its website, the resort features six chairlifts, including a slow moving Beginner’s Double Chairlift and two ski carpets dedicated to the Beginner’s Area. A third carpet lift is utilized for the Snow Tubing Park with the “Longest Tubing Lanes in Ohio.” The Resort offers 17 total trails including the Timberline trail – “Longest Trail in Ohio.” There are three glade areas, plus four terrain parks. A 9,000 sq. ft. Rental Center houses user friendly equipment and offers a self service system. More…
Ohio’s premier ski resort opened on Friday after snowfall, cold temperatures, and snowmaking combined to make it possible.
Snow Tails is open for skiing and snowboarding, as the Tweeted video announcement below shared . The slopes will be open this weekend from 9 AM to 9 PM both days.
The folks at Snow Trails remind guests that safety and good times is their number one priority. They are asking everyone to be courteous and to allow space for each other indoors and outdoors, to wear face coverings, and to follow their Safe Season Plans related to COVID-19 mandates and limits on capacities. More…
There’s something in the air — in addition to the cold temperatures, that is — that suggests that the Opening Date for Snow Trail’s magic 60th anniversary season will be here soon.
The ski resort’s Snow Report, issued on Monday evening, describes what goes into the determination of when to open. “Snowmaking resumed today at 1PM and will run through the night! Thankful to see the forecast allow for snowmaking to continue nightly this week! Some temps are forecasted to be marginal with high humidity, so we can’t make a determination on Opening Day just yet. To build the base of snow needed we look for multiple productive nights of snowmaking at or below 29F and 60% Relative Humidity, otherwise production can be limited.” More…
There’s some not-so-out there speculation this weekend that the with the arrival of December, some snow may be falling on north central Ohio this week.
How much remains to be experienced.
That shared, it’s sure to put a smile on the faces at Ohio’s premier ski resort, Richland County’s Snow Trails, which is getting ready for its 60th season. A mid-December opening date for skiing and for snow tubing is typical, with the 2019 date being December 13. More…
If you’re looking for some winter fun in the form of skiing or snowboarding, you’re in luck. And snow tubing will be available a bit later in the month.
SnowTrails, our local winter sport resort, is monitoring both the weather and the slopes, and providing continual updates around opening day and conditions at the ski resort. The latest information is that they will reopen for Kick-Off Weekend on Friday, December 13, from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM; however, this is only for those hitting the slopes to ski or snowboard. More…
Have fun next week while making a difference for those in need.
On Thursday, January 25 from 5 PM to 9:30 PM and on Friday, January 26 from 5 PM to Midnight, Snow Trails is hosting the twelfth annual Will Tube for Food.
Along with a donation of at least one non-perishable food item and the purchase of a 2 hour Snow Tubing ticket, guests will receive one 2 hour tubing ticket of the same and available for use on the same evening. More…
Not only has a reputable organization just named Mansfield as a “ski town,” it included it on a list of the ten most affordable ski towns in America.
The official website of the National Association of Realtors named Mansfield as #8 nationally in a piece published on Monday entitled, “Hit Peak Living in America’s 10 Most – and Least – Affordable Ski Towns.” More…
As promised, we are updating our story from earlier this week about the possibility that the 56th Season at Snow Trails would begin this weekend.
On Friday, the official announcement came – it’s on!
Winter is here! Or, at least, it will be here in time for a weekend opening at Snow Trails, officials there declared on Tuesday.
An official declaration on the starting day for Snow Trails’ 56th season will take on Friday, but tentatively, the magic date and time are this Sunday, December 11 at 9:00 AM. Regular weekday hours would follow beginning on Monday from 10:00 AM to 9:30 PM each day. More…