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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 5, 2019

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Poor
Snow Cover: Hard ice base - Icy snow on top
Date of Report: February 5, 2019
Area Report:

Trails Fair to Poor

February 5 2019 5:45am – 7 – High 16

Ice storm yesterday followed by some SNOW late yesterday around dark.  SNOWING pretty hard at times but did not amount to a lot of SNOW.  Maybe an inch. Cloudy this morning with SNOW late this afternoon around dinner time.  Should SNOW off & on until early tomorrow morning. 1-3 inches forecast.  More SNOW Wednesday during the day.  Wednesday night into Thursday looks like a great chance for alot of SNOW.  Stay tuned.

As for right now trails are Fair to Poor.  The sleet before the ice storm brought the SNOW level down.  Temps are back down again. 16 for a high today with a low of 8 tonight. Forecast for high of 25 tomorrow with that being the highest temp for the rest of the week.  With the new SNOW trails will improve quickly.  For now there are all sorts of types of riding out there.  Lots & lots of icy.  Open areas are the thinnest.  Woods riding is better.

Sno-Eagles Country has 2 areas that have one-way trails.  10E is a one-way trail 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.  Clearly marked with DO NOT ENTER signs.  Plus trail signs are backwards if you are going the wrong way.

EAGLE LAKE TRAIL & CATFISH LAKE TRAIL ARE MARKED & OPEN. Stay by the reflective orange barrels.  

If you are riding be careful it is very icy out there.  


See ya on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Sno-Eagles, Inc.
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club



News and Reports:

Wednesday & Thursday – Trail Rides – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on “the grade” Trail 13/3 at 9am.  Contact Club Pres., Howard Wolf 262.442.4876
Tuesday, February 5 – Sno-Eagles Board meeting – 6:00pm – International Snowmobile HQ – Hwy 45N next door to the Derby Track
Wednesday & Thursday, February 6 & 7 – Arrowhead Annual Groomer Show – 6351 Hwy 70, St. Germain, WI
Friday-Sunday, February 8-10 – LaBatt Pond Hockey – Dollar Lake – Hwy 70E to Dollar Lk Rd
Sunday, February 10 – Celebrate Wisconsin Snowmobiling Snow Show – 11am-4pm Cross Country Cruisers Groomer Barn – 1501 Helminski Rd, Arbor Vitae, WI
Tuesday-Thursday, February 12-14 – Sno-Eagles Week Day Away – Florence, WI
Thursday, February 21 – Sno-Eagles General Member meeting – Ed B’s White Spruce – Hwy 45 at the bridge

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.