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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 24, 2020

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: Snow covered soft full of moisture
Date of Report: February 24, 2020
Area Report:

February 24, 2020 – 8:35am –  21 degrees – 

Fair to Good on average

One more day of warm temps.  High today of 39 with a low of 21 tonight.  Starting tomorrow the temps will begin to drop.  High tomorrow of 28 with a low of 14. Each day through Friday the temps will be in the teens for highs & single digits at night. Thursday SNOW in the forecast. Looks like not much. Stay tuned.  Best chance of accumulating SNOW is next Monday & Tuesday.  To far out for totals

2-23-2020 trl 10E  2-23-2020 trl 70W  2-23-2020 trl Alt 13 aka 3S

The photos above were taken at 6:00pm last night.  The left is Trail 10E of Eagle River. Middle is Trail 70W behind the Super 8.  The right is Trail Alt13 aka 3S.  Lighting is not the best. Still covered but very soft watery SNOW. Trail 10E is on the north side of the Hwy 70E & does show burn through.  Others are covered. THINK COLD & KEEP DOIN’ THE SNOW DANCE

Conditions have deteriorated but are better than you might imagine. SNOW covered enough on most trails that allowed the groomers to go out & groom overnight.  The trails in the open & on north sides of roads have areas of burn through. Road routes either have ice in small sections or are bare.  Most crossing had puddles by the end of yesterday.  In town “the grade” Trails 10/13 are still SNOW covered.  Most of this is due to the temps going below 32 at night.  One more day of high daytime temps then back to 20’s during day & single digits.  Need fresh SNOW which looks like it might be coming.

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

  • 10E 
  • Trail 1 that turns off 10E next to Dollar Lk Rd on it’s way to Eagle Lake trail
  • Trail 1 aka GrampGrahm that turns off 10E near Catch 22 & takes you to Eagle Waters Resort
  • 9Mile trail off of 10E
  • Trig’s Shell section of the City trail to Bloom Rd


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.  Look for markers and/or signing.  If you don’t see any the lake is not safe.

P.S. There is a 55mph nighttime speed limit.


See ya on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club

News and Reports:
February 26 – Wednesday Sno-Eagles Guided Trail Ride – 9am – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on trail 10/13 across from the Friendship House – Conditions permitting
February 27 – Thursday Sno-Eagles Guided Trail Ride – 9am – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on trail 10/13 across from the Friendship House – Conditions permitting
February 29-March 1 – World Series Snowmobile Championship Plus 100 Lap Mira Enduro Race – Check out – Volunteers needed
February 29 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – Trackside – 12 noon – Hwy 45N
February 29 – SNO(Saturday Night Out) – Lumpy’s Sports Bar & Grill – Hwy 45S – Social time 5:30pm – Dinner 6:00pm – Hwy 45S – ALL WELCOME
Please contact Sno-Eagles President, Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876 to volunteer for any event.

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.
Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours