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Lincoln Creek Subdivision Ski Trails

Early 1980's

Name of Ski Area: Lincoln Creek Subdivision ski trails
Location: Lincoln Creek Subdivision, northwest of Fairbanks, near Murphy Dome
Type of Area: Subdivision roads used for cross country skiing
Dates of Operation: 1983 for certain - a year when snow was not adequate for cross country skiing at lower elevations near Fairbanks.
Who Built It?: Unknown

Low: ~1500', High: ~1800'

Facilities: UAF ski team van for warming-up, snowmobile for setting tracks
History: When homes were built in this remote Fairbanks subdivision, the roads were no longer used for ski training.
Sources of Information:

John Estle, Fairbanks North Star Borough GIS web site

Photos: Does anyone have pictures of skiing at Lincoln Creek (or current pictures of this site) that they would like to contribute to ALSAP ?

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The topo map to the right shows the location of the Lincoln Creek Subdivision in relation to Fairbanks..

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An aerial photo shows the roads of the Lincoln Creek Subdivision.

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Research Correspondence 
[John Estle - 18 October 2004 email excerpt]

In Fall '83 we skied on the Lincoln Creek Subdivision roads before there were houses on the roads.



Do you have further information, stories or pictures that you would like to contribute about this ski area?