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Trail Report – : Western UP, Michigan – January 23, 2019

Reporter:Western U.P. Snowmobile Report
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: 10-16"
Date of Report: January 23, 2019
Area Report:


Western U.P. Trail Report – Western U.P. Bureau – 01/23

Western U P Snowmobile Report
January 23, 2019
Snowmobile report

Our weekend temps will be bitter cold. Snow for Thursday.

The Gogebic Trail Authority report groomers will be out all day today. Remember if you see the groomers please pull to the side so the groomers can do their job.

Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay Crossing is very good. Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield was last groomed 1/22/19. Trails get icy between grooming so please slow down. PLEASE REMEBER TO CROSS US HWY 2 IN THE CORRECT LANE OF TRAVEL, DO NOT BLOCK HWY TURN LANES! Wakefield to Marenisco is 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 1/21/19. Bingo’s is closed and has no gas….

Trail 160 is good to very good; last groomed 1/20/19 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 was lasted from on 1/21/19 and is in good condition.. It is groomed all the way to the WI line. This 17 mile long trail has 2 stop signs and is a wilderness tour. The southern 3 miles get thinner, but remains in good condition.

Trail 11 N is closed indefinitely.

The Gogebic Area Groomers reported on the 21st, groomers are out working on putting the trails back in shape after a busy weekend.
Trail Conditions:
Trail 13: Good to very good.
Trail 1 to Presque is in good condition and recently groomed.
Trail 1 N/Corridor 8: groomed and in very good condition.
Trail 102 in good to very good condition.
Trail 8 East has been groomed; gets thin towards Ewen.
8 West recently grooms and in good shape.

Watersmeet White Thunder Riders reports we are grooming daily. Trails.

Trail 2 west of Watersmeet – Good condition

Trail 2 east of Watersmeet- Good condition, a few thin areas

Trail 13 south to Cisco Chain- Good condition

Trail 3 south to Land O’Lakes- good/fair condition. There is lots of traffic on this trail and it’s very hard to keep smooth, use caution on bridges

Trail 3 north to Paulding/Bond Falls/Bruce Crossing- Good condition, thin icy corners