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Mar 16

Nordic Trail Conditions on Casper Mountain

Posted to Natrona County Parks by Matt Buhler

The winter season of 2017-18 has produced one of the lowest snow totals on record.  Casper Mountain only received 4" of wet snow last night which is not enough to keep several of the Nordic trails open.  Because of areas that have bare ground or rocks/logs sticking through; Beartrap and Ridge trails will not be groomed again.  Bishop, Good Luck and Ski Team trails will not be groomed after the weekend (March 17-18).  The weather forecast shows little chance of precipitation and warmer temperatures, which will continue to cause trail conditions to deteriorate.  The Conditions and Updates page on the Natrona County website (http://www.natronacounty-wy.gov/633/Conditions-and-Updates) will be updated with any new trail closures.  The area is still open but be aware of obstacles that may arise.
Sep 27

T.W. Elf Meets Olivia the Osprey

Posted to The Wandering Elf by T.W. Elf

I tried with all my might to hold on to my dear sleigh, but the Wyoming wind got the best of me. In a flash, I was thrown into the air. Rotating, spinning fiercely like a rag doll, I could barely catch my breath. When the squall finally subsided, I realized the rope was no longer in my grasp. Woodsy was gone.

In the distance I could see him floating down the North Platte. In my dismay, I raced down the shoreline leaping and bounding as quickly as I could. I dodged sage brush, drifts and rocks. Just as I was about to grab the line, another gust swooped me up and tossed me. When I got my balance and recovered from the cold wind, Woodsy was lost. He was nowhere in sight.


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