I'm sure folks are attempting it. My guess is that it'll still be a little boney in places- you could take some rock skis, but be careful on the downhills (and getting back to your car will require some serious downhills). Call Camp DuNord for an update (218-365-3681). I left Ely on 12/16 and at that point there was too little snow. My feeling is that you really need a good 18" of snow to allow comfortable skiing on those trails. I speak from experience; I'm certain that I ski those trails more than any other human.
Fortunately most lunatics don't have the vigor of Charles Manson.
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