Trail Report: Western UP
Reported By: Western UP Convention & Visitor Bureau
Date of Report: 02/12/2015
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: 15″
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TRAIL CONDITION REPORT
Our temps for the weekend look like they will be colder with only a high on Saturday -3 with the low of -9. Friday will be a high of 18 with 50% snow showers. Sunday and Monday will be a bit warmer. We received around 6″ of new snow over night some got more some got less. This helped with the conditions which we really needed.
The Gogebic Range Trail Authority Groomers Report:
All trails are in good condition. Trail 8 to Tula will be groomed today it is in good to very good condition. Trail 2 to Marenisco is groomed and is in good condition. Trail 2 to Ironwood is groomed and is also in good to very good condition. Trail 11N will be groomed today. Watch for the detour around a large water hole this trail is in fair to good condition. Trail 160 will be groomed Friday or Saturday and is in good to very good condition. Trail 11S is closed due to logging this winter.
Lake Gogebic Groomer’s Report:
All trails are in good to very good condition. Our groomers continue to groom each trail each day. There is a short re-route on 13S due to logging. The groomer completed that route today but the snow is low in that area. The logging on 13N is finished according to the groomer driver.
VERY IMPORTANT: Watch for the reroute where trails 1, 102 and 8 West meet, north of Merriweather going west for about 5 miles. Watch for changes and signs. YOU CANNOT USE THIS AREA FOR ANY RIDING. This reroute will continue to the end of the season. You may also want to top off your gas if headed north through this area as the reroute will add an extra ten miles (there and back) to your trip with no gas stops between Lake Gogebic and Konteka.
The Watersmeet Groomer’s report:
Our groomers are running daily and trails are all groomed. All trails are in good condition but use caution on corners they are icy. We did get about 4″ of new snow which helped some.
Please follow the orange barrels and stay on trail going across Cisco Chain.
Please remember groomers are out both day and night, so watch for them, please pull over or at least slow down and wait for the operator to signal you by whenever you see them. Groomers have the right of way.
JUST ONE MORE REMINDER: PLEASE STAY ON MARKED TRAILS. RIDING ON UNMARKED TRAILS CAN RESULT IN THE CLUBS LOSING EASEMENT FOR THAT TRAIL AND IT CAN ALSO RESULT IN A POSSIBLE TICKET FOR YOU.
Call our snowmobile report at 800-522-5657 anytime.
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