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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – December 16, 2022

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Closed
Snow Cover: 4.5 inches new SNOW on average - 8 inch total
Date of Report: December 16, 2022
Area Report:

December 16, 2022 – 8:24am  – 23 degrees

Vilas County Forestry, Rec & Land Department
will announce opening with a PSA
Stay tuned
Light SNOW off & on this morning!

SNOW totals for the Wednesday into Thursday storm averaged 4.5 -6 inches of wet packy SNOW.   Perfect SNOW for panning & rolling the trails to build the base.   Just in time for the cold weather coming in.  Starting Sunday, the 18th overnight temps will be in single digits for at least the next 10 days!  Few days of SNOW too.

Here in Eagle River the groomer have been out panning & rolling the trails.  Lots of clean up of branches & trees everywhere with the heavy wet snow.


The 11 Club that make up the Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance will be meeting for the monthly meeting on December 21. Opening date is one of the agenda items.   An official PSA will be announced by FRL Department, so stay tuned.   For now it’s a waiting game.

Doin’ the SNOW DANCE!   Need to hear you way up here!

See ya on the Trails Real Soon!

Holly Tomlanovich
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club
Proud Groomers of THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD® – Eagle River
715.479-5185 Trail Updates will start soon

News and Reports:


December 14- January 3 – Christmas Sleigh Rides – Rocking W Stables – Pleasure Island Rd off Hwy 45N
December 16  & 17 – Windigo Hockey Game – Sports Arena – Hwy 70E – 7pm
December 19 – Northwoods Ukers performance at the Olson Library – Main St. – 5:30-6:30pm
December 29 5pm – SNO the Thursday edition – Chanticleer Inn – E. Dollar Lk Rd off of Hwy 70E
January 3 – Board of Directors meeting- 6pm – World Snowmobile HQ – Hwy 45N – Members welcome
January 12-15 – Vintage World Championship Race – WCDC Track
January 19 – Member meeting – Buckshots’s Downtown – 6:30pm
January 19-22 – World Championship Snowmobile Derby WCDC Track

Snowmobile Information:

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration 
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10 – Time to join a club!
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 County.  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
Snowmobile Wisconsin – Know before you go!