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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – March 22, 2019

Reporter: Holly t
Trail Conditions: Poor
Snow Cover: Icy crystallized snow - Ice base breaking down
Date of Report: March 22, 2019
Area Report:

EAGLE RIVERS  TRAILS 
POOR 

March 22 2019 7:11am – 29 – High 33 

Well the chances of getting to the end of the month are not looking as good as this did this past weekend.  The Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance had it’s monthly meeting Wednesday night.  The 11 clubs that make up the Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance have unanimously voted to close the trails on Sunday, March 24 at midnight.  So if you are going to ride do it quickly.

Sunny skies have taken a toll on most trails in Eagle River.  The warm days & cold nights had turned the SNOW into really crystallized icy SNOW.  Frozen in the morning then soft as the day went by.  Looks more like a frozen snow cone on the trails in the morning.  The base is still hard ice in most areas except in town.  Snirt & dirt appearing as well.

Better riding along the north border of Vilas County.  

No grooming.

These important updates continue if you choose to ride this last weekend of the season:

Trail 10W/13N aka Wisconsin River Bridge trail is CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON

There is 1 logging operations going on where there is a need to use parts of the trails. Trail 13N by Deep Lake Rd. Plus utility work on 7 near Sugar Camp on the high line.

EAGLE LAKE TRAIL & CATFISH LAKE TRAIL ARE MARKED & OPEN. Lots of slush so for the more experienced rider at this point.

The 2 one-way trail areas are 10E from the ERRA Sports Arena all the way out to Nicolet Mini Mart.  The other is the 13’s up near Buckatabon Bridge & Bauer’s Dam area.  

Well we almost made.  Been a great season.  Here’s to another SNOWY 2019-2020 season!  

Holly Tomlanovich
THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD® – Eagle River
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
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News and Reports:

News and Reports:

Friday-Sunday, March 22-24 – AWSC Annual Spring Convention – Green Bay, WI
SNO(Saturday Night Out) – Log Cabin– 5:30pm gathering with 6pm dinner – Hwy 45N Conover


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 GPS style app of all trails in Vilas Cty.  Plus includes the brown 3 digit emergency numbering system. If an emergency happens call 911 & give them that number.  Find you quicker.