Fair overall conditions
Light lake-effect snow
1 general warning
3 trail warnings
ITS A MIX BUT THERES HOPE!
Since the warmup there has been a dusting of snow and trails are freezing up. There are some trees down from the high winds that we are working on clearing so please ride with caution. Overall we consider trails a 30/70 mix of poor to fair. Snow depths are ranging from very thin near the roadways and open areas to 6 to 12 inches in the shaded wooded areas. Forecasts show snow showers every day, nothing measurable but every bit of new snow really helps. With that our choosing to hold off on early season grooming appears to have paid off. The previously ungroomed main trails did not lose as much snow and are now grooming out rather well. We will be working the trails over the next few days clearing trees and grooming. Please be patient and give a shout out to those riders helping clear trees on their own. Let loose and do some serious Snow Dancing so we can get the riding started! Stay Tuned as we continue to report changing trail conditions.
Past 24 hour Grooming Operations: Trail 8 from Shingleton to West M94, Trail 7 South to Buckhorn Road
Forecast: Scattered Snow Showers, 28º F , Winds E 5 to 10 mph becoming N
Currently: Cloudy, 24º F, Winds S 3 mph
Photo: Trail 8 near the Doty Bridge – the good (photos below show some of the bad)
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- Ride with caution watching for downed trees as trails are being cleaned up. Also watch for thin ice covered water holes in the wetland areas.
Thin in open areas to 12 inches of snow, open areas may be icy, Last Groomed: 12/17/2021
Thin in open areas to 12 inches of snow, open areas may be icy, no snow cover on 1 mile of Campground Road near Forest Lake Road. Last Groomed: 12/17/2021 from Trail 7 South west to M94
Thin in open areas to 12 inches of snow, open areas may be icy, Thinner as you head south Last Groomed: 12/17/2021 to Buckhorn Road
Thin in open areas to 12 inches of snow, open areas may be icy, Very thin as you get into Christmas Last Groomed: Ungroomed
Thin dirty snow to 6 inches of snow, may be icy and soft in water hole areas. Bare ground and dirty snow along M28 entering Munising. Some very large water holes. Last Groomed: Cut in 12-11-2021 from Balko Street to Munising
CLOSURE - Wetmore to Munising. Trail not set or signed yet along M-28, Use Prospect Street crossing M28 onto Balko Street and enter trail West into Munising. Watch for mud holes and use caution near temporary culvert at stream crossing.
Bare ground to 6 inches of snow, may be icy and soft in water hole areas. Some very large water holes. Last Groomed: Ungroomed
CLOSURE - 2 mile section West of Munising from Brook Street heading toward Christmas - very large water holes and mud.
Bare ground to 6 inches of snow to the East, may be icy and soft in water hole areas. Very thin sand/gravel trail along Lake Superior near AuTrain. Last Groomed: Ungroomed
Very thin to 6 inches of snow, may be icy and soft in water hole areas, very rocky areas. Last Groomed: Ungroomed
Thin to to 12 inches of snow, may be icy in water hole areas. No snow cover on 2 mile section of H58. Last Groomed: Ungroomed
Thin to 8 inches of snow, may be icy in wet areas. Last Groomed: Cut in 12-11-2021
Thin to 12 inches of snow, may be icy in water hole areas. Thinner snow, icy and rough further south. Last Groomed: Cut in 12-11-2021
Watch for water hole near the M94 crossing in Shingleton and use caution in the marsh area just east of the Shingleton Bridge.
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