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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 21, 2021

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: Hard base with loose SNOW
Date of Report: February 21, 2021
Area Report:

February 21– 8:11am Currently 12 – High of 30 today
 Trails remain in GOOD Condition – 80% chance of SNOW today
GTS Trails app shows groomers out in the last 24 hours

Trail Groomers were out again last night.  ALL trails were groomed except  Club Trail Uncle Kent’s which is a deadend spur off of Trail 10W

Best way to learn the trails is to buy a Sno-Eagles trail map. It also had the entire Vilas county trails on the backside.  Plus download the GTS trails app  It is available at the App Store.

The traffic on all trails has been very very heavy. So as you riding be sure to Ride Right – Stay Right. Rode again just a short about 30 ride here what we saw.

Heading out from our house on 10E toward Eagle River.  Trail 10E was very rough.  Rode 4 miles to the 10E/1 intersection.  Took 1 toward Chanticleer Inn & south entrance to Eagle Lake trail.  It too was very rough with moguls.  Both were groomed over night so should be in better shape.  Eagle Lake drifted over early in the season & is bumpy.  Trail 1N was snirty with blow out in the corners.  1 to the 17N intersection heading north & west to Hwy 45N crossing. 17N was snow covered, but both 1N & 17N were also rough & bumpy.  These trails were also groomed overnight so should be better.  From there headed south on 17 toward town.  Lunch at Buckshots.  Then to town.  Trail 17 to town was much better.  In town trail 10/13 was in VERY GOOD shape with plenty of SNOW.  The grade heading south (alt13/3S) was SNOW filled & VERY GOOD a little bumpy due to heavy traffic.  10E between Loon Lake Rd to Bloom Rd was rough.  It is also thin & grainy for most of that section.  From Pine Ln & Taylor Lk intersection went right & took the Catfish Lk Loop road trail to Catfish Lake Trail.  Lake trail had drifted SNOW so it was rough.  Came out at 12 Pines & back onto 10E going east.  10E from there was very rough & bumpy. Groomed overnight & should be better.

Please stay on the trails to keep them trails open.  Lots of off trail riding is causing a lot of problems.  Trails will close if riders keep this up.  Done preaching.

Catfish & Eagle Lake trails are marked with orange reflective barrels.  The lakes are marked by the businesses on the lake so stop in & thank them when you’re out riding.


Holly Tomlanovich
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News and Reports:

Sno-Eagles Wednesday & Thursday Guided Trail Rides.
Start at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 10/13N – 9am departure
Be sure to contact Club President, Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876 for more information on the rides

  • February 20-21 – USSA World Series of Snowmobiling Race – WCDC Track – Hwy 45N 
  • February 26-27 – UTV Arctic Derby Dash – Volunteers needed
  • February 27 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – 1pm – Trackside – Hwy 45N – Tickets available at businesses all through Eagle River, Conover & Three Lakes
  • March 2 – Sno-Eagles Board of Directors meeting – VFW Post 8637 – 6pm – One block west of Eliason Realty – Hwy 70 on the left – Public Welcome
  • March 18 – General Membership Meeting – 7pm – Via Facebook – Goes to Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club

To volunteer or for more information on Sno-Eagles activities
contact Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876

Snowmobile Information:

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10 – Time to join a club!
Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30
Out of State Trail Pass – $50
Newly Updated 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.
Newly Updated Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours
AWSC – Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs
DNR Snowmobiling Helpful Information