Trail Report

Monday December 6, 2021 7:31PM

Poor overall conditions

Medium snowfall

0 general warnings

3 trail warnings

SOME GOOD SNOW BUT MUCH MORE NEEDED!
This is the toughest part of the season for groomer operators and riders holding back so we can build a good, clean base.  This storm that blew through brought bands of 6 to 12 inches of fine wet snow across our trail system. A little more has fallen in areas but with the ground not frozen a third of that has melted. We packed in Trail 8 North of Shingleton hoping it will freeze in good over the next few days. Lots of water holes out there with soft ground. Details below on specific trail segments.  Trail Reports will be every few days as we continue getting them ready and the snow arrives. Do your snow dances because we really need a lot more to get a good base build going. Stay Tuned!

Past 24 hour Grooming Operations: Currently on Hold packing areas that can be.

Forecast: Scattered Snow Showers to Mostly Sunny, 22º F, Winds NW 15 to 20 mph
Currently: Snow Showers, 8º F, Winds NW 20 mph Gusts to 31 mph, 1 to 2 inches accumulation

Photo: Operator Chris packing in the swamp north of Shingleton.

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Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen.

8 West - Chatham

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen. Minimal snow on pavement between Campground Road and Forest Lake Road.

7 South - CR440

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, water holes closer to CR440.

7 North - Christmas

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen.

419 East - Wetmore

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, water holes. Much more snow needed between Wetmore and Munising.

CLOSURE - Wetmore to Munising. Along M-28 we have a Very Large Washout near the Mini Golf, a Very Large Mud Hole Near the Road Commission and the Culvert is not yet placed in the water crossing.

419 West - Munising

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, some water holes.

CLOSURE - 2 mile section West of Munising from Brook Street heading toward Christmas - very large water holes and mud.

418 - Au Train

Poor

3 to 8 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, sand / gravel areas. Thinnest along Lake Superior near AuTrain

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, very rocky areas.

422 - Miners Castle

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, water holes between M-28 and Miners Castle Road. Minimal to no snow on 2 miles of H-58.

Wetmore Spur

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, water holes.

8 North - Shingleton

Poor

6 to 12 inches of very wet snow, no base, ground not frozen, water holes. 1 mile wetland section CLOSED at bridge just north of Shingleton.

CLOSURE - 1 mile wetland section just north of Shingleton.

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