Trail Grooming

Trail Grooming

Post by Rick Edward » Tue, 22 Oct 1996 04:00:00


I am looking to speek with someone that has experience at grooming trails
for both traditional and skate skiing.  I am looking for some ideas to
improve upon the trails that
we are now grooming.   Thanks, Rick Edwards

 
 
 

Trail Grooming

Post by Ralph » Mon, 28 Oct 1996 03:00:00

I have some experience grooming in light snow conditions in the Chicago
area as well as in deeper snow country of northern wisconsin.

Ralph Thornton

 
 
 

Trail Grooming

Post by JCPfu » Wed, 06 Nov 1996 04:00:00

I am interested in grooming some trails near my cabin and would like to
avoid the high price of a factory built groomer.  Does anyone have any
experience with home-made track setters for pulling behind a snowmobile?
Any ideas would be appreciated.


Fargo, ND

 
 
 

Trail Grooming

Post by Carl DeFran » Tue, 12 Nov 1996 04:00:00

Quote:

>I am interested in grooming some trails near my cabin and would like to
>avoid the high price of a factory built groomer.  Does anyone have any
>experience with home-made track setters for pulling behind a snowmobile?
>Any ideas would be appreciated.

>Fargo, ND

You can build a simple groomer from a 2' square of plywood with two
18"runners" made of 2x4's with the ends cut to 45 degrees.  Mount them
securely on the underside.  It helps to cut bevels on the front edge
of the plywood, too.  Be sure to sand and coat with paste wax to keep
the wood dry.

Attach an eyebolt to the front to attach a pull rope, and weight the
entire thing w/ two or three concrete blocks (2 for dry snow, 3 for
wet).  Pull it behind the snow sled.