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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – December 27, 2019

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: 12-15 inches on trail
Date of Report: December 27, 2019
Area Report:

December 27, 2019 – 5:35am   27 degrees

Fair on average

Reached the high for today at 5:00am.  Forecast that temps will continue to drop through the day with a low of 17 tonight.  Saturday a chance of a small amount of SNOW.  Looks to be a wet Sunday.  Monday the forecast is for 3-5 inches during the day & 1-3 overnight.  Stay tuned.

Groomed trails according to Groomer Tracking is:

3S aka Alt 13 to the Three Lakes turn around – from groomer barn through town to “grade”
70W to the St. Germain turn around
7 aka Paintball Field from turn off of 70W to County H turn around near Kathan Inn
10W/13N from the groomer barn north to Conover connect which is at the turn onto the Wisconsin River Bridge section
17N to Chain o’ Lakes Rd
1N from Eagle Lk Boat Launch to Townhall Rd
10W from Boot Lk Rd to 13N connect
13N to Bauer’s Dam turn around to include the 1 way

The following trails have had minimal grooming or no grooming so far this season due to potential slush & rough conditions.  Experienced riders only:

*Wisconsin River Trail aka 10W/13N – frozen but shiny slippery ice
*Manske Swamp aka Trail3N – groomers did a pass through Monday
*Loon Lk & Bloom Rds section of 10E(use City/Trig’s Trl to Bloom Rd) – not groomed
*Trail 17S from Trail 7 aka Paintball Field heading south to the Sugar Camp trails – not

Catfish & Eagle Lake Trails are NOT MARKED.  So I’d wait before crossing 

Husband Tom & friends from Plymouth rode from near Nobbe’s North heading south into town.  10E soft with road crossing burn throughs’. Bloom Rd to Loon Lk Rd trail section rough. “Grade” 3/alt 13 in good shape.  Through town water at road crossings all the way through town until past Trackside.  The trail was covered with soft wet SNOW.  Headed north.  Crossed Wisconsin River Bridge trail.  Found it solid but with smooth slippery ice.  West side of crossing not groomed.  Took 13 north SNOW totals increased near the 1 way & trails improved to GOOD. Rode Manske Swamp/3 rough but improved over last Sunday. Right onto 17 off of Manske Swamp the first portion was rough.  Improved halfway back to town. Through town. Back onto “grade” 3/alt 13 to 10E & home.


See you on this trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club

News and Reports:
January 1 – Happy New Year!
January 7 – BOD meeting at 6PM at World Snowmobile HQ
January 8 – First Wednesday Ride – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 13 – 9am
January 9 – First Thursday Ride – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 13 – 9am
January 10-12 – Vintage World Championship Snowmobile Derby – Food Booth Volunteers needed
January 17-19 – World Championship Snowmobile Derby – Food Booth Volunteers needed
January 20 – Military Ride – Lead & Tails needed
January 25 – SNO (Saturday Night Out) – Location TBD – Joins Us! We’d love to have you!
January 31 -February 2 – Club Ride to Tomahawk – Check events on for more information
Contact Club President, Howard Wolfe at 262.442.4876 to sign up for any event.

Snowmobile Information:

andy Snowmobile Links

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10
Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30
Out of State Trail Pass – $50
Vilas County Map It Trail App GPS style app of all trails in Vilas Cty.  Plus includes the brown 3 digit emergency numbering system. If an emergency happens call 911 & give them that number.  Find you quicker.
GTS (Groomer Trails Systems App – shows trails groomed last 24 hrs, 48 hrs, 96 hrs