Trail Report: Ely
Reported By:Ely Chamber of Commerce
Date of Report:02/17/2016
Trail Conditions: Very Good
Snow Cover: 20-24 inches
Area Report: Ely Area Lakes: All Ely area lakes have been staked. Areas of slush are diminishing with the colder temperatures creating good conditions for lake riding.
Taconite Trail: Trail Condition: very good Trail groomed: yes Trail base: 4-6 inches The Taconite Trail has been groomed form Hwy 73 to Ely and is in very good condition.
Arrowhead Trail: Trail condition: very good Trail groomed: yes Trail base: 4-6 inches The entire length of the Arrowhead Trail is groomed and in very good condition.
Putnam-Fishing Lakes Trail: Trail condition: very good Trail base: 4-6” Trail groomed: yes
Lake Vermilion State Park and Soudan Underground Mine State Park: Trail condition: very good Trail base: 4-6” The trail has been groomed and is in very good condition.
Taconite Spur Trails and Stony Spur Trails: Both spurs have been groomed and are in good condition with a few rough spots.
Tomahawk Trail & Local Trails: Everything has been groomed in the Ely area including the Echo Trail up to Fenske Lake. Trails are in good condition. Grooming is set to occur twice weekly with the actual grooming days to vary dependant on weather and trail conditions.
News & Events: Pink Ribbon Riders Minnesota Snow Run Event – February 26th to February 27th, 2016 Event info at: www.pinkribbonriders.com
WolfTrack Classic Dog Sled Race – February 28th, 2016 Event info at: http://www.ely.org/events/Wolf_Track_Classic