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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – January 6, 2020

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: 6-18+ inches on trails
Date of Report: January 6, 2020
Area Report:

January 6, 2020 –6:23am  18 degrees

Variety of ALL Conditions

1-3 inches of SNOW yesterday. Today the high is 28 with a low tonight of 19.  Sunny. Heading into a cold stretch.  Tuesday high of 23 & low of 1. Wednesday high of 12 & low of 6.  Then a pop up in temps on Thursday with a high of 35 & low of 17 & a couple of inches of SNOW.

Grooming overnight according to Groomer Tracking Systems show the following trails were groomed over the last 24 hours.  

10/13 from the groomer barn heading south thru town.

3/Alt 13(the grade) south to 10E intersection

Loon Lk Rd to Bloom Rd section of 10E was groomed overnight – Rest of 10E was not

10/13 from the groomer barn heading north all the way to the Manske swamp/1 intersection.

Manske Swamp to 17N

17N from the 10/13 & 17N intersection to just beyond 1N intersection

70W to 17/7/70 intersection

17/7 south all the way to the Sugar Camp connect

Caution Area

17S from 17/7aka Paintball Field intersection to the Sugar Camp connect.  Groomed for the 1st time in last 24 hours will still be rough

Section of 10/13 from Hwy G to Adams Rd – has water & is very mushy/muddy.  Heading north recommend using Trail 17 to Manske Swamp aka 3.  Heading south toward town recommend from 13 cutting across(left) Manske Swamp aka 3.

Manske Swamp aka 3 – groomed overnight but will still have rough sections.

Wisconsin River Bridge aka 10W/13N – frozen but very icy under last snow.  No regular grooming from the eastside trail & across bride due to conditions so expect rough & potential for soft spots.  West side section of trail much on Deep Lk Rd rough

17N from 1 intersection to Columbus Rd – CLOSED to traffic. Use Trl 1
Heading south detoured to Hwy 17. Cross Hwy & take Trl 1 back to Eagle River

Catfish & Eagle Lake Trails are NOT MARKED.  Please stay off.  Sure there’s surface slush on top of the snow.

You did a great but…keep THINKING COLD & DOIN’ THE SNOW DANCE! 

See you on this trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club


News and Reports:
January 7 – BOD meeting at 6PM at World Snowmobile HQ
January 8 – First Wednesday Ride – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 13 – 9am
January 9 – First Thursday Ride – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 13 – 9am
January 10-12 – Vintage World Championship Snowmobile Derby – Food Booth Volunteers needed
January 17-19 – World Championship Snowmobile Derby – Food Booth Volunteers needed
Contact Club President, Howard Wolfe at 262.442.4876 to sign up 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