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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 17, 2020

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: Still plenty of SNOW
Date of Report: February 17, 2020
Area Report:

February 17, 2020 – 6:34am – 15 degree – Cloudy

Good – Some ice under looser SNOW
Heavy traffic over the weekend

President’s Day brings a pop up in temps.  High of 32 today with a 15 tonight.  SNOW moving in this afternoon into tonight.  Forecast totals of 1-3 inches of SNOW. After SNOW moves through temps will drop down into the teens during the day until Friday. Below zero or near below zero at night until Friday.  

Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS Trails) reports shows almost all trails were groomed in the last 24 hours.  Here are the small sections not groomed in the last 24 hours.  

  • GrampGrahm trail aka 1 – which is off of 10E near Catch 22 taking you to road trail to Eagle Water Resort
  • 17S from Paint Ball Field trail 7 to the Sugar Camp connect


Catfish & Eagle Lake trails are marked.  Can’t confirm myself but no reports of surface slush.  Eagle Lake a little chop but nothing bad.  Icy with blow off of snow in some sections.  Please slow down.

With the heavy traffic there are areas that are rough.  Found under the SNOW cover is ice so it can be squirrelly.  Sled can dart around. Both in the front & back.  All in all found trails in GOOD shape.  Traffic today should not be as heavy but please stay on the right not only in the corners but on straight aways & hills.  

Looks like SNOW today but….KEEP DOIN’ THE SNOW DANCE!!!  

See you on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club

News and Reports:
Wednesday & Thursday Guided Trail Rides will continue as long as snow & trail conditions permit.
February 19 – Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance – Arbor Vitae Cross Country Cruisers hosting
February 20- General Member Meeting – Eddie B’s White Spruce – 6:30pm snacks – 7:00pm meeting – ALL WELCOME
February 29 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – Trackside – 12 noon – Hwy 45N
February 29 – SNO(Saturday Night Out) – Lumpy’s Sports Bar & Grill – Hwy 45S – Social time 5:30pm – Dinner 6:00pm – Hwy 45S – ALL WELCOME
Please contact Sno-Eagles President, Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876 to volunteer for any event.

Snowmobile Information:

Handy 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.
Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours