Meissner Updates

Announcements

  • Preparing for next year April 26, 2017 Meissner Nordic volunteers are checking the trails this spring with help from Forest Service staff.
  • April Newsletter April 10, 2017 What a Year! So Long 2016-17  Thank you to the Meissner Nordic Community        Virginia Meissner Sno-Park had a bountiful snow year that lifted the spirits of skiers and snowshoers. A huge thanks to our groomers Lev Stryker, Chris Bowman, and Sam Cordell. They did an excellent job of keeping up with the prolific snowfall. The Pisten Bully was a true work horse ...
  • Tips For The Groomers March 22, 2017 Our three groomers have worked hard all season to provide top-notch skate lanes and classic tracks for us to ski on, so the Meissner Nordic board of directors has decided that all donations received in the box at the Sno-Park or via PayPal starting this Saturday (March 25) through the end of the month will ...
  • Grooming Update March 20, 2017 Happy first day of Spring! It has been a fantastic winter of gliding along white corduroy. Unfortunately all good things come to an end. This weekend, March 25-26, will be the last weekend of grooming. The final day of grooming will be Thursday March 30th.
  • Moonlight Snowshoe March 17th March 11, 2017 Summit High School’s fundraiser for Sparrow Frankie … a fun 2km moonlight snowshoe walk, bonfire, and marshmallows … Open to all family and friends … https://www.facebook.com/events/166680247170585/
  • No Parking This Side signs March 2, 2017 You may have noticed the “No Parking This Side After 4pm, Snow Removal Tonight” signs in the parking lot on Wednesday and Thursday nights. ODOT would like us to try to keep one side or the other open those nights so they can clear the snow. Hopefully this will allow us to keep parking lot ...
  • New Kindling Splitter at Meissner Shelter February 27, 2017 Thank you to Meissner Nordic supporter Gavin Leslie for purchasing and installing a Stikkan Wall-Mounted Kindling Wood Splitter at the Meissner warming shelter! Here’s a brief description: “The ingenious Stikkan is a wall-mounted hand tool that produces kindling without hatchets, near misses or bending. Simply insert a piece of wood and lower the steel cutting ...
  • Light Preview Sunday 6:30-7:00pm February 24, 2017 Senior Engineering students from OSU Cascades Energy Systems Engineering program submitted a proposal to research and test a small prototype of a lighting system at Meissner Nordic Sno-Park located on the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest. They will be setting up the lights at Virginia Meissner this coming Sunday (2/26) from ...

News

  • Support Meissner – snow is coming! October 15, 2014 Dear Meissner supporters and fellow Nordies, With a week or more of summer-like weather to start October, it is hard to believe that the upcoming ski season is only six to seven weeks away. The Meissner Nordic Board is already hard at work getting ready for the first snow fall. On your first trip to the Meissner ...
  • Purchase a new snowcat for Meissner! March 16, 2013 A new PistenBully 100 paid our trails a visit in early March and with your help, we’re hoping to make it the newest member of Meissner Nordic.  While the BR400 has served us well over the past 5 years, the 20+ year old machine is sending us not so subtle hints that it’s ready for retirement.  We ...
  • Groomer Coverage on KTVZ March 11, 2013 Thank you to our local news team at KTVZ for covering our efforts to raise funds for a new groomer. Meissner Nordic Club needs new groomer POSTED: 4:00 PM PST March 9, 2013 UPDATED: 10:21 PM PST March 9, 2013   From KTVZ.com
  • There’s an App for That November 30, 2012 Meissner Nordic has an Android app that serves up the grooming report, weather, trail descriptions, and more.  Download it now so you’re ready to ski when the snows fly. Thank you Ron Deems!

Articles

  • Learn to Ski – Sunday! January 9, 2016 It is Learn to Ski this Sunday – come on out! Learn to Ski, January 10, 1p-2:30p Learn to Ski is hosted by XC Oregon.  Its a great opportunity for any level skier to get some tips to further their ability.  Mini-clinics start every 30 minutes. Plan to arrive a few minutes before your preferred start time ...
  • Daily Grooming through Jan 5, 2015 December 28, 2014 Daily Grooming will continue through the week. Conditions permitting, we will be out grooming every day through January 4th. The more snow we get, the more trails we can and will groom!
  • Holiday Grooming December 21, 2014 The most recent storm gifted the Meissner community with over a foot of new snow!  Current depths are 6″ – 12″.  We plan on grooming daily beginning Monday, December 22 – Thursday, January 1.  If it rains grooming will be suspended for the day. Currently Tangent, Cinder Pit, Manzanita, and Snowbush have been packed and are ...
  • Volunteers stock wood for Meissner November 8, 2014 There was a great volunteer wood cutting effort at Meissner today – a very nice success. To all of the volunteers getting us ready for the season – thank you!