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Snowshoers, nordic skiers make tracks

All roads and parking areas have been cleared from this week's massive snowfall, Mount Spokane State Park rangers reported Friday morning.

Grooming on the parks 25 miles of cross-country skiing trails has been slow as the snow cat struggles to pack the deep powder. Although no tracks had been set, the groomer was working Friday afternoon and rangers hoped they would get system packed before the weekend is over.In Spokane, snowshoes will be available to rent for a wintery stroll through Manito Park on Sunday.Spokane Parks and Recreation Department staff will be at the Manito shelter off Grand Boulevard from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with snowshoes to fit all ages. Rental cost is $8. Reservations are recommended: and enter class No. 8222, or call 625-6200.





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