Trail Report

Thursday January 26, 2023 12:28AM

Good overall conditions

Light snowfall

2 general warnings

3 trail warnings

TRAIL REPORT, Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:00 a.m.
TRAILS HOLDING GOOD!
Overall Trails are in Good condition with our entire trail system groomed in the past 48 hours. Snow has become sugary with all the traffic and grooming since the last snowfall. Fortunately there is more in the forecast for this week. Let’s hope it is a significant anount. We still have hazardous water holes on Trail 418 so ride and cross with extreme caution (Map in images showing locations). Signs now mark both locations. Keep a close eye on conditions as you ride and stay right. Stay tuned for updates!

Past 24 hour Grooming Operations: Trails 7, 8, 422 & Wetmore Spur

24 Hour Forecast: Chance of Snow Showers, 23ºF, Winds N 10 to 15 mph w/ Gusts to 20 mph
Currently: Snow Showers, 32ºF, Winds NE 5 mph

Today’s Trail Report brought to you by: Buckhorn Resort, Munising, MI
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TRAIL 419 WATER CROSSING

- Stay alert and watch for creek crossing between Munising and Wetmore. The culvert is currently removed. Cross the stream with caution.

TRAIL 418 WATER HAZARD

- 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 cross-able. The West holes are deeper with a hard bottom. Use extreme caution when crossing.

Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Good

Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Expect to get choppy. Groomed 1/25/2023

8 West - Chatham

Good

Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Expect to get choppy. Groomed 1/25/2023

7 South - CR440

Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Sugary Snow. Groomed 1/25/2023

7 North - Christmas

Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Closer to Christmas some icy corners will develop with sugary snow. Groomed 1/25/2023

419 East - Wetmore

Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Expected to get choppy South of Wetmore. Groomed 1/23/2023 & South of Wetmore 1/25/2023

WARNING - Stay alert and watch for creek crossing between Munising and Wetmore. The culvert is currently removed. Cross the stream with caution.

419 West - Munising

Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Groomed 1/24/2023

418 - Au Train

Good

Flat, no of new snow, Fair to Good, Gravely conditions near AuTrain. Groomed 1/24/2023

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.

Good

Flat, no new snow, Good Base, rocky conditions on hill just South of the North gate. Groomed 1/24/2023

422 - Miners Castle

Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Groomed 1/25/2023

STAY ON THE PARKING LOT!!!! Riders have been leaving the parking and riding into the lookout area - DO NOT DO THIS! We will quickly lose Miners Castle as great snowmobile destination if it keeps up.

Wetmore Spur

Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. Groomed 1/25/2023

8 North - Shingleton

Fair to Good

Fairly Flat, no new snow, Good to Fair Base. High traffic trail expected to get rough. Groomed 1/25/2023

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