The 2017-2018 season will be the final season of the trial period for shared use on the Chester Bowl cross-country ski trail.  The City of Duluth will be holding two public meetings in the late Winter and Spring of 2018.  Please complete this survey to help us better understand trail use on the Chester Bowl cross-country ski trail.

* 1. What was your PRIMARY use on the ski trail?

* 2. Approximately how many times did you use the Chester Bowl cross-country ski trail last winter?

* 3. Where do you usually access the ski trail?

* 4. If you use the trail for CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING, what do you like most about skiing at Chester Bowl?

* 5. If you use the trail for WALKING OR RUNNING, what do you like most about walking/running at Chester Bowl?

* 6. How does the multi-use designation (skiers & walkers/runners sharing) of the groomed ski trail affect your use of the trail?

* 7. Please respond to EACH of the following statements

  Strongly Agree Somewhat Agree Neutral Somewhat Disagree Strongly Disagree
Footprints on the groomed trail have diminished my experience
I am fearful of collisions with other trail users/dogs
The terrain is too difficult/technical/hilly/steep
I prefer using other locations in the winter
 Chester Bowl provides unique terrain unlike other areas in Duluth
Chester Bowl is a great trail for training
The width of the trail is an important reason I use the ski trail
The packed groomed surface is an important reason I use the ski trail

* 8. Have you encountered other trail users and/or dogs on the ski trail that have raised safety concerns?

* 9. If you bring a dog on the Chester Bowl ski trail, do you use a physical leash/restraint:

* 10. Would you like to see the Chester Bowl ski trail used primarily for:

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