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Cannonsburg opens XC ski trails

Fri, Dec  27, 2013 - By Mike Muha

The Cannonsburg Ski and Ride Area has opened just under 4 miles of groomed loops for XC skiing, fat bike, and snow shoe use. The Winter Trails will be 4 feet wide with a max width of 7 feet in the downhills and passing areas. Says Scott Wanhala of Cannonsburg, "Skate ski quality is going to be on the narrow side depending on skill level along with possible ruts from fat bike use due to being a multi-use trail." The trails make use of man-made snow at the bottom of the downhill area plus trails in the woods.

Cannonsburg new cross country ski trail map, Winter Trails

Trail pass rates are:

  • Day pass $5
  • Season pass $30

Link to the Cannonsburg Winter Trails page, which contains the most recent trail report is:

Cannonsburg Winter Trail opened yesterday for the first time. Wanhala reports that conditions are "a little crunchy under the fresh snow."

Cannonsburg is northeast of Grand Rapids at 6800 Cannonsburg Rd, Belmont, MI 49306, 616.874.6711.

OK - we need a local skier to provide us with first-hand skiing report!