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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 3, 2021

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: 2-10 inches snow & base total - need new snow
Date of Report: February 3, 2021
Area Report:

5:37am Currently 3 – High of 36 today – Low tonight 3

Trails on average Fair Condition
GTS Trails app shows groomers out in the last 24 hours
Nearly Full Grooming Overnight

Trails really could use more SNOW and it looks like Thursday is the day!  The totals keep changing.  There are some models showing 5-7 inches.  With the temps up at the start of the SNOW thinking it will take some time for it to stick.  So I’m thinking more like 4-5 inches is a good bet. SNOW followed by very cold temps.  Many days next week highs will be single digits or even below zero highs for the day.  Winters back.  Just in case KEEP DANCIN’! 

Nightly grooming continues. Easier this morning to let you which trail where not groomed.  Trail 70W to the St. Germain turn around; Trail 17S to Sugar Camp turn around. Trail 1N which is off of 17N were not groomed.  Suggest buying a Sno-Eagles trail map to help with location of trails. 

Right now conditions run on average Fair with some Good & Poor especially at road crossings.  The one-way parts of 10E are pretty snirty.  Groomer was out prepping for the SNOW coming Thursday getting the base flattened.  Same conditions on 17N.  70W of town will really improve with new SNOW it is snirty & gritty, especially up on the hill across from the Wisconsin River.  Alt13S to Three Lakes is in pretty good shape, some burn through in the real open areas.  All in all new SNOW followed by frigid temps will bring the trails back into shape. 

Been writing this all season but off trail riding continues to be a problem throughout Vilas county.  What this is doing is jeopardizing trail easements & will cause trail section closures.  Please once again stay on marked trails.

Catfish & Eagle Lake trails are marked with orange reflective barrels.  Please stay by the barrels to be safe.  The lakes are marked by the businesses on the lake so stop in & thank them when you’re out riding.

ONEIDA COUNTY trails are now OPEN.  Report is that all lakes are marked.  Be sure to stay be the markers & do not cross an unmarked lake trail.

Three Lakes Trails club was able to get the trails in Forest County they groom open. REST OF FOREST COUNTY IS NOT OPEN


Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185 reporting conditions weekly
Eagle River area eventsSno-Eagles club events
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News and Reports:

UPDATE – Sno-Eagles Wednesday & Thursday rides start has been cancelled for now. 
Will resume when there is more SNOW

Be sure to contact Club President, Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876 for more information as to when rides start

2018 Mid Week Overnight Ride to White Pine, MI

  • February 9-11 – Mid Week Overnight ride to White Pine, MI – Contact Carol Radloff 715.479.5153 for details
  • February 18 – General membership meeting via       Sno-Eagles Facebook live. 
  • February 20-21 – USSA World Series of Snowmobiling Race – WCDC Track – Hwy 45N – Volunteers needed
  • February 26-27 – UTV Arctic Derby Dash – Volunteers needed
  • February 27 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – 1pm – Trackside – Hwy 45N

To volunteer or for more information on Sno-Eagles activities contact Howard Wolf at 262.442.487

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 (pictured on the right) 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