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Trail Report – : Western UP, Michigan – February 8, 2019

Reporter:Western U.P. Snowmobile Report
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: 18-36"
Date of Report: February 8, 2019
Area Report:


Western U.P. Trail Report – Western U.P. Bureau – 02/08

Western U P Snowmobile Report
February 8, 2019
Snowmobile report

We received 10-16″ of snow yesterday and through the night. Temps for the weekend will be in the teens with lows in the single digits.

THE GOGEBIC RANGE TRAIL AUTHORITY reports groomers will be out today getting the trails in shape. If you see a groomer please pull over and let them pass.

Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay Crossing is very good was last groomed 2/7/19. Please do not ride on sidewalks near Holiday and try to keep the noise down in town.

Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield is good was last groomed 2/8/19. PLEASE REMEBER TO CROSS US HWY 2 IN THE CORRECT LANE OF TRAVEL, DO NOT BLOCK HWY TURN LANES!

Wakefield to Marenisco is very good was lasted groomed 2/8/19. Logger had plowed 3 miles east of Wakefield but as of last weekend they seem to have stopped plowing. Groomers did groom a path through the Great Lakes Road high-line swamp, but be advised off-groomed surfaces will be wet. Groomers have been able to go across due to our cold weather. YEILD TO LOGGING OPERATIONS!!!

Trail 8 from Bingos to Tula Crossing is very good and groomed daily. Bingo’s is closed and has no gas….

Trail 160 from Walmart to Montreal River (WI) is very good last groomed 2/5/19. This is their most scenic trail and a treat to ride! Stay on the trail in the farm fields. Over 25 landowners are involved to make this trail a reality, please respect them and ride responsibly.

Trail 11S is in very good condition it was last groomed 2/6/19. It is groomed all the way to the WI line. This 17 mile long trail has 2 stop signs and is a wilderness tour. The southern 3 miles get thinner, but remains in good condition.

Trail 11 N is closed indefinitely.

THE GOGEBIC AREA GROOMERS Trail Conditions are good to very good.
Last report was 2/4/19.

Trail 1 North is very good.

Trail 1 South-Remember there is a re-route from the North corner of the lake to West Shore Resort.

Conditions are great from there to Marenisco.
Trail 1/8 Corridor is very good
Trail 8 West Good to very good
Trail 8 East: Good – thin toward Ewen
Trail 13 N & S: Good to very good.
Trail 102 is very good.
Trail 100 is closed to Logging this season.

WATERSMEET WHITE THUNDER RIDERS report trails were last groomed on 2/7/19. Trails are groomed daily and are in good to very good condition. We do have a wet area 25 miles west of Watersmeet on Trail #2 so please use caution.

Trail 2 west of Watersmeet – Very good condition with the exception of a wet area 25 miles west of Watersmeet on Trail #2 so please use caution.

Trail 2 east of Watersmeet- Very good condition.

Trail 13 south to Cisco Chain- Very good condition.

Trail 3 south to Land O’Lakes- Very good condition. There is lots of traffic on this trail 100+ sleds are passing the groomer. It’s very hard to keep smooth, use caution on bridge approaches.

Trail 3 north to Paulding/Bond Falls/Bruce Crossing- Very good condition.