Excellent conditions for Duluth cross-country ski trails

The city of Duluth reports that with the recent snowfall its cross-country ski trails are in excellent condition.

The city trails include:

  • Hartley, with a double-looped 5-kilometer trail groomed for traditional cross-country skiing at beginning and intermediate levels.
  • Piedmont, with a 5K double-tracked loop that is appropriate for traditional skiers of all levels.
  • Lester/Amity, with 18K of trails groomed for both traditional and skate-style skiing.
  • Spirit Mountain, with 22 kilometers of double-tracked trails with skating lanes and 1K, 5K and 11K loops.

Hikers and dogs are not allowed on groomed trails. Skiers older than 15 require a Minnesota ski pass on all Grants-in-Aid trails.

Information on trail conditions can be found on the ski hot line at (218) 730-4321 or by searching for “duluthparksmn” on Facebook.