Trail Report

Friday December 7, 2018 7:28AM

Poor overall conditions

Light snowfall

1 general warning

4 trail warnings

On the Edge of Unleashing the Groomers!
The ground is covered with another 3 to 5 inches of fresh snow this morning. Heaviest of the snow fell on the Northeast section of our trails , Miners Castle and Shingleton areas. Yesterday Operator Kris made a Trail 422 run to Miners Castle, Beach and Falls with the Deere and 3-point Dubie Groomer. Trails from Au Train West are still very thin. Our base is really starting to freeze good now but we will still only be doing some spot grooming to finish freezing a few wet areas in. No regular grooming yet.
Today’s forecast is for a sunny 21 degrees, 5 to 10 mph SW winds. Temperatures are to dropping into the teens at night which will help deepen the freeze.
Still – If you must venture out please ride conservatively and not dig holes when you you accelerate. A hard flat trail base makes for a great season of grooming and riding.
Keep Snow Dancing and we will continue to do what we can in preparation. Stay tuned for updates!
(Today’s photos are from Operator Kris and his Trail 422 run yesterday)

Water Hazards

- Some wet areas have not frozen deep yet. Ride with caution.

Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Poor

3 to 5 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas. Gates are OPEN in Shingleton.

Ride with caution in 1/2 mile wetland section just North of Shingleton. Many wet areas are not frozen solid heading North of Shingleton. Some of these are a foot or two deep.

8 West - Chatham

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

7 South - CR440

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

7 North - Christmas

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

Logging Operations from Ridge Road as you near Christmas. Watch for large trucks and give right of way.

419 East - Wetmore

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

419 West - Munising

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

TRAIL CLOSED leaving Munising toward Christmas from Brook Street for about 2 miles (Frog Hollow), impassable with large water and mud holes. Construction in this section is continuing as weather permits, watch for heavy equipment.

418 - Au Train

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

422 - Miners Castle

Poor

3 to 5 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Heavier as you head North. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

Wet areas along the middle section of this trail, just south of H-58.

Wetmore Spur

Poor

3 to 4 inches of fresh snow on a thin base. Riding conditions poor with some rocky areas.

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