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Tri-Forest Snowmobile Trails - General Conditions

Location Name: 
Little Mount Hoffman / Medicine Lake / Little Glass Mountain
East of Mt Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Mon, 03/12/2018 - 8:00pm
Observation made by: 
Professional Observer

Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 34' 43.4172" N, 121° 39' 29.7468" W
California US

Snowpack Observations


  • Continuous snow coverage along Pilgrim Creek Road starts about 5 miles past Pilgrim Creek Snowmobile Park. Expect thin, sparse, but usable coverage until the Trout Creek turnoff.
  • Groomed and ungroomed trails are easy to ride.
  • Height of snow (HS) along roads vary from 10-65 cm (4-26 in) with deepest snow near Pumice Stone Mountain, Little Glass Mountain, Little Mount Hoffman, and Medicine Lake. Snow depth on Little Mount Hoffman ranged from 45-165 cm (18-65 in).
  • Roller balls and small point releases observed on steep sun exposed aspects.
  • Surface snow was moist to wet with up to 20 cm boot penetration.


  • Sparse Coverage Near Pilgrim Creek Snowmobile Park
  • Non-groomed Trail Conditions
  • Roller Balls
  • Small Point Releases
  • Little Glass Mountain from Above
  • The Edge of Little Glass Mountain
  • Medicine Lake
  • Groomed Trails Near Trout Creek

Weather Observations


Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
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Above Freezing
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