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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – March 1, 2019

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: Deep snow base over hard ice base
Date of Report: March 1, 2019
Area Report:


March 1 2019 5:49pm  – 23  – Evening update

SNOWING currently.  2-4 inches forecast.  SNOW ending after midnight tonight.  Temps in the 20’s today & the same for Saturday. Single digit below zero at night.  Starting Sunday single digits above during the day thru Monday. Looks like below zero at night until next Thursday.

The groomer drivers & volunteers have done a great job on the trails!  The are in Very Good shape after a ton work. Will find some small chucks of snow but for the most part trails are smooooth.  There are some current updates that would be good to check out below.

Grooming continued yesterday & last night.  Trail Boss reports following trails groomed:

10E to include 9mile
70W/7/13 west to St. Germain connect
17S to the Sugar Camp connect
7 aka Paintball Field toward Kathan Inn & Sugar Camp connect
13N to Conover connect
3N aka Manske Swamp
10W/7 to Sayner connect
13N to include one way in the Buckatabon/Bauers area
17N to just beyond trail 1N
1N to the Eagle Lake boat launch

Here are some important updates:

Trail 10W/13N aka Wisconsin River Bridge Trail has reopened.  Please use caution.

There is 1 logging operations going on where there is a need to use parts of the trails. Trail 13N by Deep Lake Rd. Plus utility work on 7 near Sugar Camp on the high line.

The snowbanks at driveway crossing & road crossings are very very high. Crews are still out winging road banks.  With clean up continuing & expect some blocked road & driveway crossings.  Please stop & cross with caution.

As trails get cleaned up trail signs will be buried in deep SNOW.  It will take clubs throughout Vilas County time to unbury or add post extensions to the existing signs.

EAGLE LAKE TRAIL & CATFISH LAKE TRAIL ARE MARKED & OPEN. With that said the SNOW will be way deep & will have drifts.  So expect dangerous conditions.  Stay by the orange reflective barrels where the trail base is.

The 2 one-way trail areas are 10E from the ERRA Sports Arena all the way out to Nicolet Mini Mart.  The other is the 13’s up near Buckatabon Bridge & Bauer’s Dam area.  Please be aware that for now signs will be buried in many locations.  PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK A MAP SO YOU KNOW THE LOCATION OF THESE TRAILS.

See ya on the trails. Give ‘the groomers 2 thumbs up!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club


News and Reports:

Wednesday & Thursday – Trail Rides – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on “the grade” Trail 13/3 at 9am.  Contact Club Pres., Howard Wolf 262.442.4876
Tuesday, March 5 – Sno-Eagles Board meeting – 6pm – Snowmobile Hall of Fame – Hwy 45N
Saturday & Sunday, March 9 & 10 – USSA Series Snowmobile Race – World Championship Derby Complex
Thursday, March 21 – General Member meeting – 6:30pm gathering with 7pm meeting – Eagle Waters Resort
SNO(Saturday Night Out) – Pike’s Pine Isle – 5:30pm gathering with 6pm dinner – 1261 Pine Isle Rd, Three Lakes

Snowmobile Information:

Handy Snowmobile Links

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10
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 Cty.  Plus includes the brown 3 digit emergency numbering system. If an emergency happens call 911 & give them that number.  Find you quicker.