Trail Report

Tuesday January 11, 2022 6:17AM

Very Good overall conditions

Light lake-effect snow

0 general warnings

3 trail warnings

COLD BUT GREAT TRAIL CONDITIONS!

We received another 2 to 4 inches of new snow with bitter cold temperatures hanging around. The trail system is now in an overall very good condition, and good in towns and near roadways. Groomer Operators were pleased to have something substantial to work with and getting very good results last night.  Dress for the cold, ride safe, stay right and enjoy! Keep doing the Cold Weather Snow Dancing and Stay Tuned for updates!

Past 24 hour Grooming Operations: Trail 8 from West Trail 417 intersection East to 7 miles North of Shingleton, Trail 417 North to Brownstone Intersection, Trail 418, Trail 419, Trail 7 from CR440 North to Christmas, Trail 422 to Miners Castle.

Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, 18º F, Winds S 10 to 15 mph, Gusts to 35 mph
Currently: Clear, 3º F, Winds S 7 mph

Cover Photo: Trail 422
Gallery: Trail 422, Trail 8 North of Shingleton, Trail 422

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Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Very Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow with a good base. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

8 West - Chatham

Very Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow with a good base. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

7 South - CR440

Very Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, good base. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

7 North - Christmas

Very Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, good base. Thinner in the hills as you approach Christmas with some icy corners. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

419 East - Wetmore

Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow with a good base from Trail 8 North into Wetmore, fair along M28 entering Munising. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

419 West - Munising

Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, may be icy and soft in water hole areas. Rough, 2 mile Frog Hollow section off of Brook Street is fair to good with soft wet areas. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

418 - Au Train

Fair to Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, Good with fair base to the East. West 5 miles are thinner with mixed gravel/rocky sections, especially along Lake Superior near AuTrain. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

Cross Au Train River bridge with caution as west end railings were damaged a few days ago.

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Fair to Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, mainly good condition but minimal base on the North end which is still rough and rocky. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

Watch for a few large pockets in the trail approximately 4 miles North of Trail 8 in the narrow section of trail.

422 - Miners Castle

Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, good base, marginal snow cover on 2 mile section of H58. Watch for ruts on Miner Castle Road as some vehicles are attempting to drive it. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

Watch for ruts from vehicle traffic to Miners Castle.

Wetmore Spur

Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, good base. Watch for a few moguls that develop along M28 near narrow sweeping curve. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

8 North - Shingleton

Good

2 to 4 inches of new snow, good to fair base closer to Shingleton, some icy corners with wet areas on North edge of Trail just East of Shingleton bridge. Dirty snow in Shingleton - M28 crossing area. Last Groomed: 1/10/2022

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