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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 26, 2021

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: Thin base to a couple of inches - loose to mushy SNOW
Date of Report: February 26, 2021
Area Report:

 6:53am Currently 18 – High 37 – Low 28 tonight
 Trails on average FAIR
With Good & Poor as well
GTS Trails app shows groomers out in the last 24 hours

Trail grooming continued last night with an almost full grooming. Nearly a full trail system grooming overnight. Only Trail 10E & the spurs off of 10E, 1 that leads to the Eagle Lake boat launch on the northside of the lake & small section of 17N were not groomed.

Best way to learn the trails is to buy a Sno-Eagles trail map. It also had the entire Vilas county trails on the backside.  Plus download the GTS trails app  It is available at the App Store.

We have entered the “Adventure Sledding” time of the season.  When riding expect all sorts of conditions.  Next SNOW is Sunday with an 80% chance. 2-4 inches forecast.   If ya THINK COLD maybe it all will stick.  START DANCIN

Did our riding yesterday west of Eagle River in the Minocqua & Lake Tomahawk area.  Rode 70 miles & the conditions were all over the place.  Sections of GOOD, FAIR, POOR & YIKES.  Started our ride at 21 degrees.  Returned at 37 degrees.  Jackets unzipped.  Shield open. Considering taking off my gloves.  THANKS TO MINOCQUA FOREST RIDERS, NEW TOM SNO FLEAS as while thin it was 90% smooth.  Shout out to NORTHERN HORNSHOES for hosting a club ride!

Please stay on the trails to keep them trails open. 

Catfish & Eagle Lake trails are marked with orange reflective barrels.  Surface slush on both lakes. Watch for ice fishing holes on both lakes. The lakes are marked by the businesses on the lake so stop in & thank them when you’re out riding.

Riding again today.  Wonder what adventure awaits.  Let you know tomorrow!

Ride it while we got it.  SEE YA ON THE TRAILS!

Holly Tomlanovich
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News and Reports:

Stay tuned for Wednesday & Thursday Trail Ride Updates
Start at the Historic Railroad Depot on Trail 10/13N – 9am departure
Be sure to contact Club President, Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876 for more information on the rides 

  • February 27 – UTV Arctic Derby Dash – Volunteers needed
  • February 27 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – 1pm – Trackside – Hwy 45N – Tickets available at businesses all through Eagle River, Conover & Three Lakes – Buckets raffles too!
  • March 2 – Sno-Eagles Board of Directors meeting – VFW Post 8637 – 6pm – One block west of Eliason Realty – Hwy 70 on the left – Public Welcome
  • March 18 – General Membership Meeting – 7pm – Via Facebook – Goes to Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club
  • March 19-20 – RAM Trucks National Snocross – World Championship Derby Complex -Stay tuned for more details!

To volunteer or for more information on Sno-Eagles activities
contact Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876

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
Newly Updated 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.
Newly Updated Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours
AWSC – Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs
DNR Snowmobiling Helpful Information