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Trail Report: Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 28, 2017

Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: Snow or slush cover
Date of Report: February 28, 2017
Area Report:

Trails OPEN
Late Riding to Poor Condition

32 degrees at 6:30am with a high of 39 today.  Mix of rain, sleet and snow off and on today.  Not good for the trails.  Sure glad I rode Sunday.  There is snow in the forecast

Trail Boss Brian reports due to weather and trail conditions no grooming.

Not sure where we are headed with the trails.  Vilas County Alliance President has contacted all 11 Clubs for their input.  The 11 Clubs vote as an Alliance whether to keep trails open, temporarily close or close for the season.  Stay tuned.  I will have that report as soon as I have it.

In the meantime if you are riding you will find Adventure Sledding.  Meaning all sort of conditions.  Did not ride yesterday but pretty sure the frozen slush I saw Sunday was mushed up. Snow where trails are under cover.  Icy icy icy.  Please slow down.

For safety here are 4 areas to stay away from:

TRAIL SECTION 10W/13N aka Wisconsin River Bridge is closed due high water conditions. DO NOT ENTER THIS AREA

High water/slush is also present on Trail 3 aka the Manske Swamp. Use extreme caution.

Section of Trail 10E from Bloom Rd to Loon Lake Rd has slush.  Recommend taking City Trail on Tamarack St to Trigs Shell Trail to Bloom Rd.

The barrels have been pulled from both Catfish Lake Loop & Eagle Lake Trail.  Advise not to ride.  If you do it is at your own risk.

Boy I hope to ride again!

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

News and Reports:

SNO-EAGLES SNO HUNT – January 13-February 28, 2017 – for more information contact Dave Mrczynski at 715.891.8584.

  • A fun snowmobile scavenger hunt with bonus point & prizes
  • Register at local businesses

SNO (Saturday Night Out) – Cocktails 5:30pm – Dinner 6:00pm

  • March 25 – Catch 22 on Hwy 70E/Trail 10E about 5 miles from Eagle River.


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

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

  • 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

Snowmobile Information:

DNR Registration, $30 Trail Pass information

AWSC $10 Trail Pass information