Trail Report

Thursday February 7, 2019 5:13AM

Very Good overall conditions

Light snowfall

1 general warning

4 trail warnings

TRAILS GROOMING PERFECT – WARNING TRAIL 418 CLOSED!
  Overall trail conditions groomed out very good to excellent Wednesday night. On bad spot – Trail 418 is flooded with flowing water, deep slush and un-groomable just East of Au Train. This section of Trail 418 is officially closed per the DNR from the bridge in Au Train heading east to Trail 7.
DETOUR: Detour from East is taking Trail 7 South to Trail 8 West to Trail 417. West Detour is reverse taking 417 from the Brownstone Intersection.

Past 24 hour Grooming operations:
Trails 8 East to 7 miles north of Shingleton and 8 West, 7 North and South to CR440, Trail 419 East and West, Trail 417, Trail 418 from 417 East to Au Train, Trail 422 and Wetmore Spur.

Today’s Forecast: Snow changing to Heavy Snow, 22 degrees and East wind at 5 to 10 mph. 4 to 6 inches of snow accumulation. This is the start of a Winter Storm Warning changing to a Blizzard Warning tonight.

Cover Photo: Trail 8 north near Shingleton last night

PLEASE ride with caution, stay right and be respectful, stay on the trail and off the throttle when in the towns.
Keep Snow Dancing with your friends and stay tuned for updates!

WARNING - TRAIL 418 EAST OF AU TRAIN IS CLOSED

- Monday's rain has water crossing and running down Trail 418 approximately 2 miles East of Au Train. This has created slushy and deep water areas for a long section of the trail along with a hole across the trail. Trail 418 is closed East of Au Train until further notice. DETOUR: From East is taking Trail 7 South to Trail 8 West to Trail 417. West Detour is reverse taking 417 from the Brownstone Intersection.

Trail Conditions

8 East - Shingleton

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday night.

1 Mile West of the Doty Bridge a large depression and bump keeps appearing as the day progresses - RIDE WITH CAUTION!

8 West - Chatham

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday night.

7 South - CR440

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday.

7 North - Christmas

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday night.

419 East - Wetmore

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed multiple times daily. High traffic trail section so may get rough between grooming runs.

419 West - Munising

Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday night.

418 - Au Train

Very Good

Very Good from Au Train West - CLOSED from Au Train East. Light fresh snow, groomed and set well from AuTrain west Wednesday night.

TRAIL 418 EAST OF AU TRAIN IS CLOSED! Monday's rain has water crossing and running down Trail 418 approximately 2 miles East of Au Train. This has created slushy and deep water areas for a long section of the trail along with a hole across the trail. DETOUR: From East is taking Trail 7 South to Trail 8 West to Trail 417. West Detour is reverse taking 417 from the Brownstone Intersection.

417 - Brownstone Jnct.

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday night.

422 - Miners Castle

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday.

STAY ON TRAIL - At M-28 follow trail onto road side of railroad crossing. DO NOT cross the railroad tracks!

Wetmore Spur

Very Good

Light fresh snow, groomed and set well Wednesday night.

Use Caution in areas of steep side hill conditions near East end.

Past Trail Reports

February 2019

M
T
W
T
F
S
S
 
 
 
 
1
23
24
25
26
27
28