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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby RickPlite » October 22nd, 2011, 7:10 am

just might be, they dont know how long this will take... :(
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby dawsonn57 » November 1st, 2011, 9:24 am

Any word on if they are closed? ......My daughter and I were planning a trip for next weekend to the west side.

Plan was to ride Custer on Saturday ...visit my other daughter at GVSU...then ride Cannonsburg Ski Area and

Luton Sunday. Never been to any of them ..looking forward to it!
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby Mike_D » November 1st, 2011, 9:43 am

dawsonn57 wrote:Any word on if they are closed? ......My daughter and I were planning a trip for next weekend to the west side.

Plan was to ride Custer on Saturday ...visit my other daughter at GVSU...then ride Cannonsburg Ski Area and

Luton Sunday. Never been to any of them ..looking forward to it!


If the ski area is still closed, you could hit Bass River since you are only about 10 minutes away. There are no hills like the ski area but it is 5+ miles of twisty singletrack. Unfortunately our options get limited this time of year on this side of the state....
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby dawsonn57 » November 1st, 2011, 12:02 pm

hmm ok i will check it out thanks
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby Mike_D » November 1st, 2011, 12:20 pm

dawsonn57 wrote:hmm ok i will check it out thanks


There is another new trail that was opened this weekend near Luton Park. It's only a little over a mile I think but if you rode to there from Luton and back along with a lap at Luton, you could get some halfway decent mileage in without having to ride circles at Luton. I don't think it is in the trail guide yet but here is a link to a trail day thread that has directions to that trail:

http://www.mmba.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=107188
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby dawsonn57 » November 1st, 2011, 1:59 pm

oh ok we definitely check that out!
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby RickPlite » November 2nd, 2011, 11:21 am

dawsonn57 wrote:Any word on if they are closed? ......My daughter and I were planning a trip for next weekend to the west side.

Plan was to ride Custer on Saturday ...visit my other daughter at GVSU...then ride Cannonsburg Ski Area and

Luton Sunday. Never been to any of them ..looking forward to it!


unfortunately they are still closed due to construction
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby Mike_D » March 13th, 2012, 1:39 pm

Since nobody has popped the question yet... I see they closed the ski hills for the season as of Monday 3-12 per the Cannonsburg website. Anyone have any idea of when the XC trails will be open for riding?
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby RickPlite » March 13th, 2012, 7:40 pm

mntn-biker wrote:Since nobody has popped the question yet... I see they closed the ski hills for the season as of Monday 3-12 per the Cannonsburg website. Anyone have any idea of when the XC trails will be open for riding?


I received a call from the manager this week. They hope to have a decision by next week.
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby Mike_D » March 13th, 2012, 11:13 pm

RickPlite wrote:
mntn-biker wrote:Since nobody has popped the question yet... I see they closed the ski hills for the season as of Monday 3-12 per the Cannonsburg website. Anyone have any idea of when the XC trails will be open for riding?


I received a call from the manager this week. They hope to have a decision by next week.


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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby RickPlite » March 15th, 2012, 8:02 pm

Cannonsburg Ski Area will open this weekend 3-17-12, please use the old entrance (maintenance bridge) since the lodge bridge area is floooded.
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby kyle_vk » March 18th, 2012, 9:38 pm

Got out to ride the trails on saturday around noon, couldn't resist with such nice weather. Had a lot of fun though it will be better when the leaves clear a little, traction was iffy going through turns. No major obstructions that we came across though.
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby yamaha13 » April 4th, 2012, 11:52 pm

Ski area is in great shape and with the new section in the skills area the course is now 6 miles.
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby ReidRules18 » April 5th, 2012, 9:04 am

Just wondering, is the entrance by the red gate open to riders this year? I'd like to know before I just assume.
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Re: Western: Cannonsburg Ski Area

Postby RickPlite » April 5th, 2012, 9:49 am

ReidRules18 wrote:Just wondering, is the entrance by the red gate open to riders this year? I'd like to know before I just assume.



they want us to use the maintenance
bridge until the sloppy mud is dry at the other bridge
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