Trail Report

Friday January 7, 2022 6:06AM

Good overall conditions

Light lake-effect snow

0 general warnings

2 trail warnings

TRAILS SHAPING UP GREAT!

We received another inch or two of new snow making for a trail system in overall good condition, now good to fair in towns and near roadways. Light Lake Effect Snow continues today with gusty winds in the forecast so there may be some drifting snow on the trials. There may also be some underlying icy corners on Trail 7 closer to Christmas and Trail 8 just North of Shingleton so ride with caution. Groomer Operators were getting very good results with the new snow again last night so a great weekend for riding is expected. 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 418 from AuTrain East, Trail 419, Trail 7 from CR440 North to Christmas, Trail 422 to Miners Castle, Wetmore Spur.

Forecast: Snow Showers, 20º F, Winds N 5 to 10 mph, 1 to 2 inch Accumulation
Currently: Snow Showers, 20º F, Winds NE 18 Gusts to 26 mph

Cover Photo: Trail 7/8
Gallery: Trail 7, 7, 418 & 8

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Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Very Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow with a good base. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022

8 West - Chatham

Very Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow with a good base. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022

7 South - CR440

Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, good base. Thinner base in open areas as you head south toward CR440. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022 to CR440

7 North - Christmas

Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, good base. Thinner in the hills as you approach Christmas Last Groomed: 1/6/2022

419 East - Wetmore

Fair to Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow with a good base from Trail 8 North into Wetmore, Thin snow along M28 entering Munising. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022

419 West - Munising

Fair to Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, may be icy and soft in water hole areas. Rough, 2 mile Frog Hollow section off of Brook Street is fair, rough with soft wet areas. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022

418 - Au Train

Fair to Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, fair base to the East. West 5 miles are drifted with thin sand/gravel/rocky sections, especially along Lake Superior near AuTrain. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022 from East to AuTrain

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

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Fair to Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, minimal base on the North end which is still rough and very rocky. Last Groomed: 1/2/2022

422 - Miners Castle

Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, very little 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: 1/6/2022

Watch for ruts from vehicle traffic to Miners Castle.

Wetmore Spur

Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect snow, fair base. Watch for a few moguls that develop along M28 near narrow sweeping curve. Last Groomed: 1/6/2022

8 North - Shingleton

Good

1 to 2 inches of lake effect 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: 1/6/2022

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