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Trail Report: Eagle River, Wisconsin – December 18, 2016

Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: 6-9 inches - Hard base of 3 inches
Date of Report: December 18, 2016
Area Report:

Sno-Eagles Trails Open
Good Early Riding Condition

Yesterday about 3-4 inches of new SNOW fell depending where you are in Sno-Eagles Country.  Looks like just a little more heading north & east.  Bringing the total SNOW Depth to 10 inches.  On the trails the hard base is now up to a little under 3 inches.  The cold weather is going to help build the base. This morning at 6:11 am it is 11 BELOW ZERO with a high today of 0.  Tonight dropping to 13 BELOW ZERO.  Forecasters say 18 for a high on Monday.  Time to ride!

Here is today’s report from the Trail Boss, Brian Scheid:

“New snow has been packed, and panned.  Grooming Canceled for Sunday Night! (too cold for machines and staff)

  • St. Germain – Trail 70 – Groomed
  • Anvil Lake – Trail 10 – Groomed
  • Conover – Trail 10 – Groomed
  • Sayner – Trail 13 – Groomed
  • Town – Trail 13 – some areas not groomed, packed with snowmobiles
  • Town (North) – Trail 17 – trail packed with groomer only
  • Town (South) – Trail 17 – trail packed with snowmobile
  • Granpa&Grahm Trail – Trail 10 – Groomed
  • Manske Swamp (portion of Trail 3) Open but not groomed CAUTION: ICE CHUNKS
  • WI River Bridge (portion of 10/13)  Open but not groomed
  • Catfish Lake & Eagle Lake – Marked Closed

Grooming Schedule – Upcoming: M, T, W, Th, F, S”
Please Report Trail Issues to Trail Boss, Brian Scheid, 715.891.2332,

Keep Doin’ The Snow Dance! It’s working!

Finally we get to ride!  Did you remember to register your sled & buy trail passes?

See Ya On The Trails Real Soon!

Holly Tomlanovich
Communications Chair
Sno-Eagles, Inc.
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185

News and Reports:

MONTHLY MEETINGS 6:30pm Snacks – Meeting at 7pm – All Welcome!

  • January 19 – Eagle River Inn (3 west of Eagle River near the 70W bridge)
  • February 16 – Eddie B’s White Spruce (Hwy 45N at the bridge)
  • March 16 – Eagle Waters (Hwy 70E to Rangeline Rd-follow the signs)
  • April 20 – Gordo’s (Hwy 45N across from Holiday North Gas Station)

BOARD MEETINGS 7pm at the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame (Hwy 45N next door to the World Championship Snowmobile Derby)

  • January-May the 1st Tuesday of the each month

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY TRAIL RIDES – Starting Wednesday, December 21!

  • Meet on Trail 13 (the Grade) in town between Historic Railroad Depot & Friendship House
  • 9am departure


  • $2 each or 3/$5 available from Sno-Eagles, Eagle River Chamber office & many businesses in Eagle River
  • Prizes – 1st prize SkiDoo MXZE 600 or CanAm Outlander 570. 2nd prize 55′ Flat panel TV or $500. 3rd prize Wkend at Eagle Waters Resort + dinner. 4th prize Wkend at Wild Eagle Lodge.