Trail Report

Sunday February 14, 2021 9:13AM

Very Good overall conditions

Medium snowfall

0 general warnings

5 trail warnings

MORE SNOW and GREAT RIDING CONDITIONS!

5 to 10 inches of fresh snow fell over the last 24 hours, heavier along the Northern part of our trail system. Operators reported excellent grooming conditions which should make for some great trail riding. Trails are in overall Very Good Riding conditions across our trail system. We are finding a light chop building in the trails prior to grooming. Please respect residential property owners and STAY ON THE TRAIL, No Snowmobile Signs mean just that. Please DO NOT run the Powerlines off of Trail 419. Our Team of volunteer Groomer Operators will continue to do their best to keep trails flat so; Get out and ENJOY the Trails Ride Safe and Stay Tuned for updates!

Past 24 hour Grooming Operations: Trail 8 from 7 miles North of Shingleton West to Trail 417, Trail 7 North from Christmas South to CR440, Trails 418, 419, 422 & Wetmore Spur (reference map below for trail locations)

24 hour Forecast: Snow Showers, 5º F, Winds NW 15 to 20 mph, Gust to 30 mph, less than 1 inch accumulation
Currently: Mostly Cloudy, 4º F, Winds NW 15 mph, gusts to 23 mph

Photos: Trail 7, 8, 419 & 422 (cover: Trail 8 North of Shingleton)

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Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Very Good

5 to 10 inches of new snow, flat with a decent base. Groomed 2/13/2021

8 West - Chatham

Very Good

5 to 10 inches of new snow, flat with a decent base. Groomed 2/13/2021

7 South - CR440

Very Good

5 to 8 inches of new snow, fairly flat with a decent base. Groomed 2/13/2021

Just south of Doe Lake Road there is a large depression from underlying trail conditions. Keep the speed down and ride with caution in that area.

7 North - Christmas

Very Good

5 to 8 inches of new snow, fairly flat with a decent base, some icy corners closer to Christmas. Groomed 2/13/2021

419 East - Wetmore

Very Good

About 5 inches of new snow, fairly flat with a fair base, some icy corners. This section does build moguls quickly. Groomed 2/13/2021

STAY ON TRAIL! DO NOT run powerlines. We have been fielding phone calls about trespassing. This is private property and we do not want to lose our trail.

419 West - Munising

Very Good

5 to 10 inches of new snow, fairly flat with a decent base, some icy corners. Groomed 2/12/2021

Watch for small water holes developing from springs in trail closer to Munising.

418 - Au Train

Very Good

5 to 8 inches of new snow, flat with a decent to fair base. Thinner along Lake Superior near Au Train, Groomed 2/13/2021

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Good

5 to 8 inches of new snow, fairly flat with a decent base. Some large rocks may be slightly exposed near the north end. Cut in and Groomed 02/12/2021

422 - Miners Castle

Very Good

5 to 10 inches of new snow, fairly flat with decent base. 2 mile stretch along H-58 has minimal snow cover along guard rail sections. Groomed 2/13/2021

WATCH FOR CARS/TRUCKS Though we have more snow vehicles still try traveling out the the Miners Castle overlook. Stay alert for vehicles once you enter the groomed section of Miner Castle Road.

Wetmore Spur

Very Good

About 5 inches of new snow, flat with a decent base. Groomed 2/13/2021

8 North - Shingleton

Very Good

5 to 10 inches of new snow, fairly flat with a decent base building - fair base south. Base is very hard, watch for depressions in trail from underlying holes. Mainly near the south end. Groomed 2/13/2021

Please be aware of the trail entrance in the middle of the Tanglewood parking lot - avoid parking in front of it.

Trail Reports

February 2021