No end in sight!

Where is the best riding to so far this year

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No end in sight!

#1 Post by Darrell » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:53 am

Rode from summit to Chisna on Saturday. nice to get out the wind at Summit. Snow really good in Chisna area total 75 miles. Sunday east and south of Wolverine in the trees, Blowing hard at summit little or no wind on the flanks of wolverine.
State has not work on the Denali Hwy can still only drive in 5 mile.
Seen ptarmigan every day, Sheep on the out crop close to road at north end of rainbow, Seagulls flying through over summit lake, lynx, hawk at Shaw creek.
It could stay like this for couple of months I hate summer. :sledwave:


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#2 Post by dragonman » Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:10 pm

:4x4: Time to get the fourwheelers out!
Went to Cantwell Saturday By the Igloo 196 was blown hard Put on 25 miles
it was hard as a rock!
Creeks were open for the most part


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#3 Post by cleary » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:05 pm

Darrell wrote:It could stay like this for couple of months I hate summer. :sledwave:
Hey D,

Come up here, we've gotten 2 or 3 new inches today. Marg and I drove to 12 Mile Summit yesterday. Not a single open spot on the Chatanika. The US Creek Road looks quite good for sledding.

Chuck :big_grin:



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#4 Post by Darrell » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:31 pm

Thanks Chuck, I was thinking the whites was still good for a ride. Hope to check it out!


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#5 Post by Darrell » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:13 am

The best April ever! :clap:


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#6 Post by cleary » Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:03 pm

This ought to make you happy D.

Chuck :big_grin:

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Winter Weather Advisory


Statement as of 5:44 PM AKDT on April 30, 2013



... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon akdt Wednesday
in the hills above 1000 feet... .

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow above 1000 feet... which is in effect until
noon akdt Wednesday.

* Location... in hills above 1000 feet.

* Snow... up to 6 inches of snow has fallen in hills above 1000
feet since Monday night and another 4 inches is expected through
noon Wednesday. This will give a storm total of 6 to 10 inches
by noon Wednesday. In valleys locations only another inch of
snow is expected.

* Timing... snow showers will be briefly heavy and continue through
Wednesday.

* Impacts... heavy wet snow may make travel difficult in hills
above 1000 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.



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Re: No end in sight!

#7 Post by Darrell » Thu May 02, 2013 9:32 am

Been riding last two days. Found the trail in good shape here off Nordale and been riding from the house. Trails holding out fine.


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#8 Post by john » Thu May 02, 2013 2:52 pm

Take note that the Chena Rec Area is closed :(

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#9 Post by cleary » Fri May 03, 2013 8:43 am

Margaret and I rode to the Lodge last evening for dinner. Circle and Ridge Trails in great shape. Ridge to ditch a bit rough, ditch to Chatanika fine. I suspect the Whites up US Creek Road into Nome Creek should be great. We haven't had any wind since this new 8 inches came.

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#10 Post by Darrell » Fri May 03, 2013 8:55 am

Only missing is six shooters on the hips of the guys on the bench. Thanks for the ride info chuck,looks like the trails are as good up there as down here.
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#11 Post by alaskasc » Fri May 03, 2013 12:21 pm

Anyone going riding close to town this weekend? If so, where? Let me know.


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#12 Post by cleary » Fri May 03, 2013 6:08 pm

Bad news, the Fairbanks Creek Road got plowed today. Not ridable.

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#13 Post by alaskasc » Fri May 03, 2013 9:31 pm

That's not right. I was thinking about doing Fairbanks creek this weekend. Bummer.

Wouldn't mind doing a 2 to 4 hour trail/hills ride somewhere Saturday near Fairbanks. If anyone is interested.

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#14 Post by cleary » Fri May 03, 2013 10:37 pm

Hmmmm, maybe the Fairbanks Creek Road will be usable by tomorrow........


Middle Tanana Valley

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 9:28 PM AKDT on May 03, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon akdt Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect until noon akdt
Saturday.

* Location... areas above 1000 feet.

* Snow... storm total accumulations up to 7 inches

* timing... heaviest snow tapering off in the morning.

* Impacts... visibility may be greatly reduced. Travel and
outdoor activities will be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.

Regional Forecast for Middle Tanana Valley
Rest of Tonight
Snow...heaviest above 1000 feet. Up to 5 inches of accumulation above 1000 feet. Otherwise...less than an inch new snow accumulation. Lows in the 20s. Light winds.
Saturday
Snow...may mix with rain in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow likely in the evening...then scattered snow showers after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the evening. Lows in the upper teens to lower 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Monday
Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and snow showers. Highs in the mid 40s.



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Re: No end in sight!

#15 Post by cleary » Sat May 04, 2013 8:49 am

Well, we didn't get any new snow last night. The advisory now says east of Eielson.

Chuck



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