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Trail Report: Ely, Minnesota – March 23, 2017

Ely, MN Chamber of Commerce

Trail Conditions: Poor
Snow Cover: 2 inches
Date of Report: March 23, 2017
Area Report:

Area Lakes & Trails: Grooming on all area trails has been suspended and trails may have icy stretches and areas of exposed ground.  With warming weather predicted, standing water up to 18 inches may exist in low lying and wetland portions of the trail.  Lake travel by snowmobile is not recommended.  Area snowmobile clubs have pulled staked trails from lakes.  Open water areas exist in areas of current and constriction points.  Warming weather may create standing water areas, which can cause dangerous ice conditions.  With diminished snow and trail conditions, please use caution if riding area trails.