Squirrel Hills is a 7K network of trails near Minnedosa on Hwy 355 (600m west of Hwy 10 / Hwy 16) that are maintained by the Minnedosa Cross Country Ski Club. The perimeter trail is 3.5 K long, and the interior trails add up to 3.5K. There is a map/sign at every junction. The trails feature excellent (even challenging) hills and a nice warm-up shelter.
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Don’t be discouraged by the completely bare fields on the drive out to Minnedosa: there is indeed snow in them thar hills! More snow would be welcome of course but there is good coverage and no bare spots or obstacles poking through. Trails have been trackset: the grooming is on the older side, but that actually made it easier to ski fast but in c…[Read more]
We skied Squirrel Hills this afternoon. The groomers were apparently out first thing Tuesday after the big snowfall and set a nice track. Since then, they’ve received the tiniest dusting of snow. Made for a bit of a tradeoff: a bit less glide than expected (hoped), but more manageable hill speeds. Really appreciated that the groomers left the s…[Read more]
First time out to these trails. Some fresh snow on the ground made for a slower ski but still had a fabulous time. Warming shack and out house are in great shape. Great hills. Definitely worth the time.
I skied the outer most loop, my first time at Squirrel Hills. All trails were groomed and the variety of slopes and climbing were enough to keep me warm. An honorable mention for the fabulous warming hut and outhouse within the trail system. This trail is nicely sheltered with beautiful scenery. I highly recommend a visit to ski these trails.