Trail Report

Thursday January 19, 2023 7:15AM

Fair to Good overall conditions

No snowfall

1 general warning

2 trail warnings

TRAIL REPORT, Thursday, January 19, 2023 7:30 a.m.
NO SNOW YET BUT STORM FORECAST!
A majority of our trail system was groomed last night in preparation for the expected new snow. Forecast amounts are all over the place but expecting about 6 inches accumulation, lets hope it is a lot more. As of right now no new snow falling with the main trails having fair snow cover and are flat. Keep a close eye on conditions as you ride and stay right. We have hazardous water holes on Trail 418 so ride and cross with extreme caution (Map in images showing locations).  Stay tuned for updates!

Past 24 hour Grooming Operations: Trails 7, 8, 417, 419 South of Wetmore, 422 & Wetmore Spur

24 Hour Forecast: Winter Storm Warning, 28ºF, Winds NE 10 to 15 mph w/ Gusts to 30 mph   Snow, 5 to 8 inches accumulation
Currently: Cloudy, 27ºF, Winds E 9 mph

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Hazardous Water Holes

- Watch for water holes and flowing water near the East end of Trail 418. The East holes are not deep with a solid gravel base and crossable. The West holes are deeper with a hard bottom. Use extreme caution when crossing. Current weather forecast is expected to add wet areas to the trail system so stay alert when riding.

Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/18/2023

8 West - Chatham

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/18/2023

7 South - CR440

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/18/2023

7 North - Christmas

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners and gravely conditions closer to Christmas. Groomed 1/18/2023

419 East - Wetmore

Fair to Good

Choppy, Sugary Snow, Fair to Thin Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/18/2023 from Wetmore South to Trail 8, 1/13/2023 from Wetmore to Munising

EXPOSED CULVERT- Use caution crossing the culvert between Munising and Wetmore. Warm temperatures and flowing water will continue to take the snow away. ICY CONDITIONS - The hill heading out of Munising toward Wetmore has an icy base so ride with caution.

419 West - Munising

Fair

Choppy, Sugary Snow, Fair to Thin Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/13/2023

418 - Au Train

Fair

Choppy, Sugary Snow, Fair to thin Base, Gravely conditions and bare trail near AuTrain. Groomed 1/14/2023

WARNING! - Watch for water holes and flowing water near the East end of Trail 418. The East holes are not deep with a solid gravel base and crossable. The West holes are deeper with a hard bottom. Use extreme caution when crossing.

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Fair to Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners, rocky conditions on hill just South of the North gate. Groomed 1/18/2023

422 - Miners Castle

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/18/2023

Wetmore Spur

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base. Groomed 1/18/2023

8 North - Shingleton

Good

Fairly Flat, Good to Fair Base, some icy corners. Groomed 1/18/2023

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