MANSFIELD — Despite a late-season cold spell, ironically the week before Spring official arrived in north central Ohio, the ski and tubing season is winding down for area snow-lovers. Civitas Media photographer Deborah E. Mayton spent Saturday at Snow Trails in Mansfield on Saturday, taking photos of those getting in their ups and downs in the snow-covered hills of this area.
Eight year old Valentina Malcolm enjoyed the day skiing down the hill at Snow Trails in Mansfield Mach 18 with her mother Christine of Canton.
Skiers enjoy a pleasant day on the slopes at Snow Trails in Mansfield last weekend.
Follow the leader? Probably not. But that’s what it looks like this group of skiers was doing Saturday at Snow Trails in Mansfield.
Eight year old Valentina Malcolm enjoyed the day skiing down the hill at Snow Trails in Mansfield March 18 with her mother Christine of Canton.
Line ’em up. These four snow-lovers decided to get in a bit of synchronized swimming Saturday at Snow Trails in Mansfield.
While taxing up the conveyer belt with her family Grace Hamrick (10) eats her snowball at the Snow Trails in Mansfield March 18.
Sitting and sliding. These two slid their way down the slopes at Snow Trails on inner tubes Saturday.
Tubing is a popular way to enjoy the hills at Snow Trails.
These two are sitting pretty as they slide down the hill sideways at Snow Trails on Saturday.
It was chilly and gray Saturday but tha didn’t stop friends and families from tubing down the slopes. From the left are Audra Hostetler, Ali Hamrick (13), Isabel Cartagena (14), Grace Hamrick (10) and Abby Gonzales (10);, all of of Orrville, Ohio.
The buddy system is a way of life at Snow trails for some tubers.
A tuber rides a tube on his belly at Snow Trails on Saturday in Mansfield.
Looking good. This young limber tuber was facing front, and back, at the same time while sliding down the hill at Snow Trails on Tuesday.
Three year old Elizabeth Dumas (3) enjoys a trip down the slope at Snow Trails in Mansfield on March 18.
Local residents enjoy the last days of winter at the Snow Trails in Mansfield on March 18. (L to R) Carson Teyner (14), Lexi Teyner (4), and Shari Wilcox of Galion.