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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – March 14, 2023

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Excellent
Snow Cover: Total snow depth is 25+- inches. Great base - New snow
Date of Report: March 14, 2023
Area Report:

March 14 2023 7:36am –  13 below – High 33

Good to Excellent

Trails in Eagle River & ALL of Vilas county are in fantastic riding condition!  The 5-6+ inches of new SNOW over the weekend over the existing base have the trails Good to Excellent. Plenty of moisture so trails are laying down really good after grooming.  It’s COLD this morning. 13 below!  Heading to a high of 33.  Time to ride it when we got it!

Not much more to say about the trails.  They are in fantastic condition. The road crews have been out plowing & there are high banks.  The groomer guys were out last night & are cleaning out the road crossing.  They have a few to complete yet so be aware of that.  Also with the high banks be sure to stop & be careful crossing.  Vehicles hard to see. Otherwise trails are WOW!

Nearly a full grooming last night.  Here are trails the were not groomed:

Trail 1 to Eagle Lake trail
Trail 10E  spurs

With the number of accidents & fatalities this season will keep reminding you:

When you come upon a group of sleds in front of you on the trail.  Passing them can get you in trouble.   Have been seeing this all winter.  When an entire group passes, by the time the last sled passes, a sled could be coming from the other direction.

Remember as you ride & meet a groomer the equipment is NOT able to leave the trail due to it’s weight.  Pull over & stop.  Wait for direction from the driver.  Give ’em a thumbs up.  They groom so we can ride!

Please ride on the right side, slow down, limit alcohol & no off trail riding.

Eagle & Catfish Lake trails are still marked.  With the new SNOW & wind expect some drifts.  If a lake is not marked it probably is not safe.

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Trails are fantastic!   See ya on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club
Proud Groomers of THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD® – Eagle River
715.479-5185 Trail Updates

News and Reports:

SNO-EAGLES EVENTSWednesday & Thursday Guided Trail Rides – Meet on Trail 10/13 in town at the Railroad Depot – To be sure the rides a “go” check out

March 15 – Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance – 6pm – Guides Inn – Boulder Junction
March 16 – Sno-Eagles General Member Meeting & Annual Election – 6pm – Eagle Waters Resort – Hwy 70E to Rangeline Rd
April 1 – Groom to Ride Raffle Drawing & Bucket Raffle – 1pm – WCDC – Hwy 45N
April 4, 2023 – Sno-Eagles Board Meeting  – 6pm – Snowmobile Museum – Hwy 45N
April 20, 2023 – Sno-Eagles General Member Meeting- 6pm – Blue Heron – Chain o’ Lakes Rd off Hwy 45N

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
Vilas County Map It Trail App GPS style app of all trails in Vilas County.  Has all trail alerts. 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
Snowmobile Wisconsin – Know before you go!