John re-tracked Emerald Trails yesterday. Stay off the usual left hand side of the ice trail leading straight to the back. There is a trail on shore–very close to the trees and the Horse Trail to get you to the back to avoid the section with these 2 open holes(which are likely frozen today but will reappear soon). Good cold dry snow now! Enjoy it while it lasts. We skied the Connector a few days ago and it was just lovely — except for the very FAST Re-Connector section. There is NO shame in WALKING that section!