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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – January 13, 2018

Reporter: Holly t
Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: 2+ base with 8+ loose snow
Date of Report: January 13, 2018
Area Report:

ALL SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ARE OPEN
GOOD EARLY RIDING CONDITION & GROOMED

Trails are in terrific shape!   The new SNOW Thursday sure has improved conditions.  In town lots of traffic to stay right to stay safe.  Chilly one this morning, 13 BELOW at almost 8am.  High of 5 & then right back into the deep freeze overnight.  More SNOW coming tomorrow afternoon with 1-3 forecast and a little more on Monday morning!  Time to ride!!!

Grooming overnight included trails 70W, 7/Kathan Inn, 17N, 7S, 10/13N in town.

Here are some trail reminders:

  • Trail 1N has a logging operation in the section between the Town of Washington Town Hall & Eagle Lake.  Clearly marked with signs.
  • Wisconsin River Trail – 10W/13N is now being groomed off & on it is icy and rough in spots.
  • Same for Manske Swamp – 3N. Both were groomed last night.

Catfish Lake Loop & Eagle Lake Trails are now both marked and officially open.  Please stay by the barrels to be safe.  Reminder the Catfish Lake Loop to Lumpy’s is NO LONGER a trail.  


If you are riding zip on over to the “grade” to check out the 2018 Eagle River Area Fire Department ICE CASTLE!!!!  Located adjacent to the downtown “grade” trail by the Historic Railroad Grade.  The lights installed change colors.  Check out this link Eagle River Ice Castle to check out more photos.  Darn pretty!

It’s the start of the Vintage Derby today at the Derby Track on Hwy 45N. Racing starts again 9:30am.  Check out DerbyTrack.com

Keep Dancin’!

See ya on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Communications Chair
Sno-Eagles, Inc.
PROUD GROOMERS OF THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD® – Eagle River
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
 Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club

 


News and Reports:

January – Every Wednesday & Thursday – Sno-Eagles Guided Trail Ride.  Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 13 in town at 9am. All are welcome.

  • January 12-14 – Vintage Snowmobile Derby
  • January 18 – Member meeting, Eagle River Inn
  • Jan 18-21 – World Championship Snowmobile Derby
  • Jan 26-28 – Women on Snow
  • January 27 – Saturday Night Out, Nutty Squirrel
  • Jan 31 – Feb 2 – Weekday Ride-A-Way

Snowmobile Information:

Handy Snowmobile Links
Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration

Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10

Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30

Out of State Trail Pass – $50

Vilas County Map It Trail App