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Trail Report: Eagle River, Wisconsin – December 17, 2016

Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: 6 + inches
Date of Report: December 17, 2016
Area Report:

Sno-Eagles Trails Open
Good Early Riding Condition

New SNOW on the ground!  About 5 inches so far & SNOW falling now!  Weather guys say 3-5 more through today and into tonight!  Then the freezer door opens up.  9 below tonight. And on Sunday will not even get above zero.  Back to the mid teens on Monday.

Here is today’s report from the Trail Boss, Brian Scheid:

NO grooming Friday night.  Heavy snow falling.  Personally road 70W, 10E, 3S inspected trail on 40 mile loop.  Trails are in good early season form. 10-WI Bridge is in great condition by sled.

  • Town – Trail 13 – some areas not groomed, packed with snowmobiles
  • Town (South) – Trail 17 – packed with snowmobile
  • Manske Swamp (portion of Trail 3) Open but not groomed
  • WI River Bridge (portion of 10/13)  Open but not groomed
  • Catfish Lake & Eagle Lake – Marked Closed

Grooming Schedule – Saturday & Sunday
Please Report Trail Issues to Trail Boss, Brian Scheid, 715.891.2332,

Keep THINKING COLD and Doin’ The Snow Dance! It’s working!

Finally we get to ride!  Did you remember to register your sled & buy trail passes?

See Ya On The Trails Real Soon!

Holly Tomlanovich
Communications Chair
Sno-Eagles, Inc.
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185

News and Reports:

MONTHLY MEETINGS 6:30pm Snacks – Meeting at 7pm – All Welcome!

  • January 19 – Eagle River Inn (3 west of Eagle River near the 70W bridge)
  • February 16 – Eddie B’s White Spruce (Hwy 45N at the bridge)
  • March 16 – Eagle Waters (Hwy 70E to Rangeline Rd-follow the signs)
  • April 20 – Gordo’s (Hwy 45N across from Holiday North Gas Station)

BOARD MEETINGS 7pm at the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame (Hwy 45N next door to the World Championship Snowmobile Derby)

  • January-May the 1st Tuesday of the each month

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY TRAIL RIDES – Starting Wednesday, December 21!

  • Meet on Trail 13 (the Grade) in town between Historic Railroad Depot & Friendship House
  • 9am departure


  • $2 each or 3/$5 available from Sno-Eagles, Eagle River Chamber office & many businesses in Eagle River
  • Prizes – 1st prize SkiDoo MXZE 600 or CanAm Outlander 570. 2nd prize 55′ Flat panel TV or $500. 3rd prize Wkend at Eagle Waters Resort + dinner. 4th prize Wkend at Wild Eagle Lodge.