Trail Report: Sault St. Marie
Reported By: SSMSA And the Sault CVB
Date of Report: 01/28/2015
Trail Conditions: Very Good
Snow Cover: 6″ Base
Area Report: Trails overall are in excellent shape and groomers are out on a daily basis. They got roughed up on Saturday with the temps in the 36 degree range and it was too warm run the groomers until about dark as they fell. We run groomers on Saturday night and they were back in good shape for Sunday. Weather was 10 below last night again and temps all week are supposed to be cold at night but up to teens in the day.
Sault Ste. Marie to Brimley, Trail #8 –
Base 3- 5 inches -Trail is in Excellent Condition. Watch for logging trucks the last 2 miles before Brimley, they are using the grade to haul, so a portion is plowed.
Brimley to Raco, Trail #8 –
Base 3 – 6 inches -Trail is in Excellent Condition. When going across the bridge in Brimley make sure you go with the flow of traffic!
Raco to Naomikong Trail #8 [where Paradise meets us], Trail #8 –
Base 4 – 8 inches – Trail is in Excellent Condition. Lots of snow out here but watch for blowing and drifting snow in open areas.
Sault Ste. Marie City Trail, Trails #497, #449, parts of #8 & #49 –
Base 3 -5 inches – Trail is Good to excellent condition. The wet spots have frozen over and trail is groomed all the way to the Antlers Restaurant and up to the I-500 Track.
We now have a marked & groomed trail going to Chippewa Motors. It starts once you come out of the woods east of M-129 off #449. It comes into their parking lot from behind if you need parts or service.
City curfew is from 1 am – 6 am. Remember most City streets are open to traffic 20mph, stop at all intersections, and ride on the right hand side of street not on side walks. Watch for closed streets that are posted, mainly around the hospital, university, and state trunk lines.
Sault Ste. Marie to Kinross, Trail #49 –
Base 3 – 6 inches – Trail is in Excellent Condition.
When the trail is running along roads make sure you go with the flow of traffic on the right side of the road.
Kinross loop & south to Pickford, Parts of Trail #49, #472, and #494 –
Base 2 – 4 inches – Trail in Fair to good condition. There is less snow the farther south you go but enough to ride.
Kinross to Raco, Parts of trail #472 & #480 –
Base 2 – 6 inches – Trail in Poor to Fair Condition.
Kinross to Raco trail #480 is open and groomed again.
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