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Burgdorf Hot Springs (208-636-3036) They have very limited gas for snowmobilers and will have food available again this season. The Secesh Stage Stop will be open this winter with food, beverages and fuel from 10 AM - 5 or 6 PM 7 days a week during the winter season. Call ahead if you have a large group 208-636-4498. The Winter Inn/Baum Shelter in Warren will open Yellow Pine is open for business and is accessible by the South Fork Road during the winter months for those who want to drive in. You can snowmobile from Wapiti to Landmark and into Yellow Pine now. Yellow Pine Corner is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Call ahead to make sure the grill is hot or if you have a large party 208-633-3325. High octane, ethanol free fuel available. Call ahead if you need lodging in the area. See below the groomer report and Upcoming Events for phone numbers, etc. for Yellow Pine and Deadwood.

Parking Areas

Upper Elevation (Titus): below Brundage Ski Area off Hwy 55
Francis Wallace: 9 miles north of Hwy 55 on Warren Wagon Road
West Face: Off Hwy 55 across from Bear Creek Lodge west of McCall
Tamarack Falls: Donnelly, west on Roseberry Road, right on West Mtn. Road, end of plowed road
Wallace Lane (New Meadows): North on Cemetery Road from Hwy 55, right on Wallace Lane
Mill Creek (Council): Closed Monday - Friday to allow logging activity. Open on weekends.

To access the groomer report on your smart phone go to wwww.secesh.net/Groomer.htm

The Granite Mountain closure will be in place again this season from January 15 - March 31, 2016. Squaw Point and Hitt Mountain are open as a part of this agreement. A route is open that will allow you to access Twin Lakes and the top of Granite. Please respect closed areas.

2016-2017 Grooming: Grooming times posted each AM following the previous night's grooming.

Sat. April 15: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Secesh Summit, Burgdorf Hot Springs. Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Goose Lake, Association Cabin.

Sat. April 1: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Secesh Summit. Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Goose Lake, Association Cabin, Clayburn, Hazard Lakes.

Sun. April 9: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Secesh Summit.

Tue. Mar 28: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Secesh Summit.

Sat. Mar 25: Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Sater Meadows, Copet Creek, Green Gate Parking Lot, Brundage Lookout, West Face Parking Lot, Upper Elevation. Donnelly: Tamarack Falls Parking Lot, No Business Saddle, Little Creek Loop, White Licks.

Fri. Mar. 24: Francis Wallace (Warren Wagon Road) Pakring Lot, Burgdorf Hot Springs. Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Goose Lake, Association Cabin. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, Burnt Tree. There has been a break in grooming due to the warm weather. They will be making every effort to get out on the trail during spring break.

Sat. Mar 18: Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Association Cabin, Sater Medows, Copet Creek, Green Gate Parking Lot, Brundage Lookout, Thorn Creek, West Face Parking Lot, Upper Elevation Parking Lot. Donnelly: Tamarack Falls Parking Lot, No Business Saddle, Little 4 Corners, No Business Lookout, Deseret Cabin.

Fri. Mar 17: Francis Wallace (Warren Wagon Road) Parking Lot, Burgdorf Hot Springs, Secesh, Warren. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, Burnt Tree.

Tue. Mar 13: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Brush Creek Parking Lot, Pear Lake, Warren Wagon Road. West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, 4 Corners.

Sun. Mar 12: Francis Wallace (Warren Wagon Road) Parking Lot, Burgdorf Hot Sptings, Secesh. Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Sater Meadow, Fisher Creek Saddle, Granite Lake.

Sat. Mar 11: Cascade: Francis Wallace (warren Wagon Road) Parking Lot, Burgdorf Hot Springs, Secesh. West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, Burnt Tree.

Thur. Mar 9: Francis Wallace (Warren Wagon Road) Parkng Lot, Copet Creek, Brundage Lookout, Thorn Creek, West Face Parking Lot, Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Sater Meadows, Granite Lake.

Wed. Mar. 8: Francis Wallace (Warren Wagon Road) Parking Lot, Burgdorf Hot Springs, Secesh. Donnelly: Tamarack Falls Parking Lot, No Business Saddle, Little Creek Loop. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, Burnt Tree. Smiths Ferry: 644 Road, 626 Road, Packer John. 646 Road, 626H Road

Tue. Mar 7: No grooming last night.

Mon. Mar 6: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Burgdorf Hot Springs. Secesh, Warren. Upper Elevation Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Copet Creek, Francis Wallace.

Sun. Upper Elevation Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Goose Lake, Wallace Lane Parking Lot. Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Copet Creek. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, 4 Corners.

Sat. Mar 4: Warren Crab Feed today. Radar Races start at 11. Food 2 PM. $25 Crab or Prime Rib. Beer, Food, Premium Fuel. 208-636-4393. Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Secesh. Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Goose Lake, Association Cabin, Clayburn, Hazard Lakes. Donnelly: Tamarack Falls Parking Lot, No Business Saddle, Little Creek Loop, Scott's Corral, Little 4 Corners. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek.

Fri. Mar 3: Upper Elevation (Titus) Parking Lot, Brundage Reservoir, Sater Meadows, Fisher Creek Saddle, Granite Lake. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek. 4 Corners, Burnt Tree.

Thur. Mar. 2: Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Burgdorf Hot Springs, Secesh. Francis Wallace Parking Lot, Brush Creek, Pearl Lake, Warren Wagon Road, Copet Creek. West Face Parking Lot, Brundage Lookout, Green Gate Parking Lot, Copet Creek, Burndage Reservoir, Upper Elevation Parking Lot. Donnelly: Tamarack Falls Parking Lot, No Business Saddle, Little 4 Corners, Blue Bunch, Joker Creek. Cascade: West Mtn. Groomer Garage, Deer Creek, Mica Saddle, 4 Corners.

Wed. Mar. 1: Warm Lake, Landmark, Deadwood Summit. Smiths Ferry: Groomer Garage, 626 Road, 644 Road, 644H Road.

Upcoming events 2016-2017 season:

Manchester Ice Center times and information

Mar. 4: Warren Crab Feed.

Let me know as you set dates for next season's events. Groomer Report

Would you like you club event included? Please send me an emailBecky@secesh.net with date, time and place.

Deadwood Outfitters is open year-round at 5,600 feet. Hundreds of miles of snowmobile and snowshoe trail access. Stop by for a burger and homemade soups and chilis or stay over night in one of our three rustic cabins for rent. Grab your snowmobiles and escape the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. A rustic getaway, Deadwood Lodge offers scenic solitude and plenty of winter adventure. Our package includes: One night stay in Cabin (double occupancy) Three Home-cooked meals for each guest Wood-fired Hot Tub, Snowshoe Tour $165.00 (includes all taxes and usage fees) We also offer home-cooked country style meals. Wood fired Hot tub available, 24 hr. notice required. Non-ethanol gasoline available, supplies are limited. More info and contacts available at Deadwood Outfitters or email Deadwood

Yellow Pine Tavern: (208)633-2233. Open 7 days a week. Offering coffee at 8 AM. Call ahead if you are bringing in a large group that plans to eat. Alpine Village: Closed this winter. Cabins for rent in summer, call for reservations (208) 633-6208

Can't figure out the locations? Not all of the areas being reported are in the McCall area. I will try to do a better job of identifying where the trails mentioned are. Road numbers and location names correspond to the road numbers on the Forest Service maps. You can purchase maps from the Payette (208)634-0400 and Cascade (208)382-7400 Forest Service offices.