Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: Couple feet - give or take
Date of Report: February 21, 2020
February 21, 2020 – 7:ooam – 3 degrees – Clear
SNOWMOBILE TRAILS IN EAGLE RIVER
Good to Very Good
3 degrees as I write this morning. Heading up to a high of 35 today & 15 tonight. Evil sun will also be out. This warm up will continue through the weekend.
The photos above were taken later yesterday afternoon. Left photo is Trail 10E northside. Middle photos is Trail 70W section behind the Super 8. Right photo is Trail Alt13 aka 3 heading south out of Eagle River. Check back in the morning for photos I’ll be taking today.
Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS Trails) reports in the last 24 hours most of the Eagle River trails were groomed. So here are the trails not groomed
- Trail 70W heading west & connects to St. Germain trails
- Trail 17S/13S/7 heading south from the intersection with 70W to the Sugar Camp connect. Trail along Hwy 17S
- Trail 7 aka the Paintball Field which heads west to the Kathan Inn area along Hwy H
- Trig’s Shell section of the City trail to Bloom Rd
- Uncle Kent’s trail
- Trail 1 that turns off 10E next to Dollar Lk Rd on it way to Eagle Lake trail
Riding in the area found GOOD to VERY GOOD conditions with areas of EXCELLENT. Trail 10E & the 13’s in the Buckatabon/Bauer’s Dam area are 2 EXCELLENT trails. No problem areas to report at all as of yesterday. Today temps are coming up so conditions will change. At this point no trail burn throughs at all. Stay tuned.
Catfish & Eagle Lake trails are marked. Conditions on both lakes may produce surface slush with temps up & sun out. Remember not all lakes are safe. Check maps & looks for markers. If you don’t see any the lake is not safe. P.S. There is a 55mph nighttime speed limit.
It’s Friday & traffic will pick up. Be sure to stay on the right side when riding. Straight aways, corner & hills.
KEEP DOIN’ THE SNOW DANCE!!!
See ya on the trails this weekend!
THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD® – Eagle River
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News and Reports:
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Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30
Out of State Trail Pass – $50
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Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours
Eagle River has long held the distinction of SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, and it’s a matter of pride that causes local clubs and businesses to work so diligently to maintain that title. Snowmobile fever becomes a way of life in our Eagle River winters, and the talk often turns to “picks”, “carbides” and performance. In fact, these snow machines seem to outnumber cars during the winter months.
Over 500 MILES OF GROOMED TRAILS connect the communities of the area, including access to major county and state routes. Trails wind throughout the area’s scenic forests, but frequently pass close to service businesses which can provide you with fuel and sustenance, shelter and refreshment. If you don’t have your own snowmobile, several dealerships will be happy to provide you with equipment during your visit.