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Trail Report – : Western UP, Michigan – January 14, 2019

Reporter:Western U.P. Snowmobile Report
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: 12
Date of Report: January 14, 2019
Area Report:

Western U P Snowmobile Report
January 14, 2019
Snowmobile report

We received about 12-18″ of new snow over the past several days. Our temps for today and tomorrow will be mild but on Wednesday our temps our going to drop. Temps will be in the teens and single digits so our trails should stay in great shape.

The Gogebic Trail Authority reported trails were last groomed 1/12/19. Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay Crossing is very good. Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield was last groomed 1/12/19 is good to fair and is icy; conditions can change quickly on this trail. Wakefield to Marenisco is good to very good. There is logging 3 miles east of Wakefield use caution. Logging trucks have the right away so please give them the right of way.

Trail 8 from Bingos to Tula Crossing is good to very good it was last groomed 1/12/19. Bingo’s is closed and has no gas….

Trail 160 is good; last groomed 1/10/19 the first 10 miles still have some spots where we need more snow to bury some rocks. The next 13 miles is good to very good. The final 2 miles near Lake Superior/Saxon Harbor/WI Trail 13 is thin. This trail has several scenic vistas with amazing views.

Trail 11S is open but ride with caution- it is in good condition. It was lasted groomed on the 10th but the last 3 miles is not being groomed due to water hazards. When you approach the ungroomed portion ride with caution. This hazard is 1.75 miles south of the bridge over Chaney Lake outflow/West Branch of Presque Isle River.

Trail 11 N is closed indefinitely.

The Gogebic Area Groomers reporting trails are good and were groomed on the 2nd no new report since the 2nd.

Trail 1 N from Bergland and the North Shore of Lake Gogebic is in very good condition. White Pine to Silver City is ridable, but in poor condition. There is one large marked waterhole about 4/10 south of Silver City which they hope to get to this week.

Trail 1 S (to Presque Isle has been recently groomed. Conditions are good but the snow gets thin south of Marenisco. It has been groomed from Marenisco north to the West Shore Resort and ends there for now.

Trail 102 South Boundary to trail 102 is in good condition with a few wet spots.

Trail 8 East Across the top of Lake Gogebic is in very good shape. East is fair to good.

Trail 8 West fair

13 North very good conditions.

Trail 100 CLOSED

The Watersmeet Thunder Riders reports groomers will be running on a regular schedule as long as the weather permits. Trails are in very good shape with the new snow we received.

Trail 2 west of Watersmeet is in very good condition, wet area have been filled

Trail 2 east of Watersmeet is in very good condition.

Trail 13 south of Cisco Chain is in very good condition.

Trail 13 south to Land O’Lakes is in very good condition, this trail has a lot of traffic so it is difficult to keep it smooth.

Trial 3 north to Paulding/Bond Falls/ Bruce Crossing- very good condition, use caution on corners because of thin base.