Michigan Trail Report


Ironwood Trail Report – Gogebic Range Trail Authority – 11/29

Below is a high contrast view of US National Weather Service Marquette Michigan snow depth map, we do have more snow than the Keweenaw at this point, but not by much.

Some spots we can attest have more snow (around the Wakefield area) but with the wet fall the amount of water moving makes trail conditions change rapidly and profoundly. It will be a struggle to make it around on our trails this weekend as there will be endless mud holes, running water and warm temps.

Also please be aware Iron County and Vilas County Wisconsin both will be closed this weekend, so the interstate trail system will not be open yet. Next weekend…looks a heck of a lot better! We’ll update tomorrow again and please join our club, like our page AND GET INVOLVED! There is active logging along trail 2 just outside of Wakefield and some late season trail repair projects have also eat up some snow pack at several locations across the system. #allvolunteer #volunteergroomeroperators #seekinggroomeroperators

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Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 - 7:25 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

The rail-trail section from Jackson Road to Country Club Road in Ironwood received some much needed shaping and is PAID FOR BY CLUB FUNDS AS THIS TRAIL IS NOT YET A MDNR ORV TRAIL APPROVED TO RECEIVE ORV TRAIL-PERMIT FUNDING. Dean Pearson construction & logging worked all day reclaiming gravel and doing what he could to reestablish ditches for drainage issues. Please stay off the trail due to on-going work, many large rocks, roots and logs could be on the trail awaiting a final skimming clean up run. We will have up-coming club trash pick up events as well as a signing event. We need more active members! PLEASE join us at our next event and feel how good it is to do something together for a greater good. Sacrifice an afternoon working with new friends instead of riding, it is key to our future trail expansions! #joinus #thisclubbuildstrails #dogoodfeelgood ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Thank you!!!!

Looks absolutely amazing guys. Wish I could be there to help..

Travis Ostrowski

Wife and I are coming up this weekend to watersmeet and could help saturday or sunday

Thank you n good bless

Can't wait for winter. Looking to stay there next season.

Keep up the great work. I'll do a profile bump ride Friday afternoon 👍

Looks good guys!

Thank you !

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Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 - 10:08 am

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

Alert! Trail 2 between Ironwood and Bessemer is being graded today thru Thursday ahead of the holiday weekend. Please refrain from use while we work the grade back into shape, large timbers and rocks may be on the trail awaiting a final skimming pass. Thank you Dean Pearson Construction & Logging for the quick support! We want your Holiday Weekend ride the best it can be! Did you know that your ORV membership dues is what is paying for this work? Join today and help make a trail system we can be proud in! ... See MoreSee Less

Alert!  Trail 2 between Ironwood and Bessemer is being graded today thru Thursday ahead of the holiday weekend.  Please refrain from use while we work the grade back into shape, large timbers and rocks may be on the trail awaiting a final skimming pass.  Thank you Dean Pearson Construction & Logging for the quick support!  We want your Holiday Weekend ride the best it can be!  Did you know that your ORV membership dues is what is paying for this work?   Join today and help make a trail system we can be proud in!

 

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Since this is a designated snowmobile trail, not a designated ORV trail, this repair could qualify for ORV damaged trail restoration funds through the MIDNR. Worth checking in to.

Saturday May 18th, 2019 - 7:59 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

From the President's desk...Our board of directors met today at my employer's executive conference room to discuss plans for the next 12 months. In my 3 now going on 4 short years I've served with incredible community-focused volunteers posessing tremendous talents and skills. This group though, takes the cake. I am so excited to see what comes from this long 7-hour day of uninterrupted planning because these volunteers are in a league of their own. It's truly an honor to call these folks my friends, me being 32 years old and working with such experienced professionals teaches me endless lessons. Apologies to Mr. Rundell who is hidden behind a map graciously provided by Gogebic County Forestry that will be key for future trail development. Can't wait to get these summer projects off the ground! #allvolunteerclub #dualsport #michigan #snowmobile #orv #thisclubbuildstrails ... See MoreSee Less

From the Presidents desk...Our board of directors met today at my employers executive conference room to discuss plans for the next 12 months.  In my 3 now going on 4 short years Ive served with incredible community-focused volunteers posessing tremendous talents and skills.  This group though, takes the cake.  I am so excited to see what comes from this long 7-hour day of uninterrupted planning because these volunteers are in a league of their own. Its truly an honor to call these folks my friends, me being 32 years old and working with such experienced professionals teaches me endless lessons. Apologies to Mr. Rundell who is hidden behind a map graciously provided by Gogebic County Forestry that will be key for future trail development.  Cant wait to get these summer projects off the ground! #allvolunteerclub #dualsport #michigan #snowmobile #orv #thisclubbuildstrails

 

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Great to hear!!! Keep up the good work!!

Git er dun

Thank you all for doing this! You are very much appreciated by the Indiana Crew!

Will there ever be a summer access trail for atv/utv from Bessemer to Marensco or Berland?

I'm sitting to the right if the picture, thanks Steve, lol.

Thank you everyone for all your time, sweat and efforts!!!!

Thank you for all your time, energy and efforts in providing awesome snowmobiling in your beautiful state!

Thanks for everything crew!!!

That’s ok 👍

Looking forward to volunteering my time to help builds trails this summer.

Thanks to all of you for your hard work and great job you do.

Even more pumped about our future!

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Congrats to Mark S. of Ironwood, MI for winning our Barn Expansion 50/50! Mark won over $1,320!!! Ride safe this ORV season! Please tread lightly in wet spots/soft areas and please alert us if you discover any new beaver dams being built or washouts. We are a small group of volunteers who need more active members to give us 1 Saturday every 3 months to improve our trails. Are you able to step up and plan the future? ... See MoreSee Less

Congrats to Mark S. of Ironwood, MI for winning our Barn Expansion 50/50!  Mark won over $1,320!!!  Ride safe this ORV season!  Please tread lightly in wet spots/soft areas and please alert us if you discover any new beaver dams being built or washouts.  We are a small group of volunteers who need more active members to give us 1 Saturday every 3 months to improve our trails.  Are you able to step up and plan the future?

 

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Nice win mark.

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