Michigan Trail Report

Western U.P. Trail Report – Western U.P. Bureau – 02/12

We have another winter weather advisory for today through tomorrow morning with 6-12 more inches of snow on top of the 12-20″ we received last Thursday-Sunday night. Snowmobiling is the best it’s been in years. Come up and enjoy all our snow..

THE GOGEBIC RANGE TRAIL AUTHORITY reports grooming is ongoing. If you see a groomer please pull over and let them pass.

Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay Crossing is very good was last groomed 2/10/19. Please do not ride on sidewalks near Holiday and try to keep the noise down in town.

Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield is good was last groomed 2/11/19. PLEASE REMEBER TO CROSS US HWY 2 IN THE CORRECT LANE OF TRAVEL, DO NOT BLOCK HWY TURN LANES!

Wakefield to Marenisco is very good was lasted groomed 2/10/19. Logger had plowed 3 miles east of Wakefield but as of last weekend they seem to have stopped plowing. Groomers did groom a path through the Great Lakes Road high-line swamp, but be advised off-groomed surfaces will be wet. Groomers have been able to go across due to our cold weather. YEILD TO LOGGING OPERATIONS!!!

Trail 8 from Bingos to Tula Crossing is very good and groomed daily. Bingo’s is closed and has no gas….

Trail 160 from Walmart to Montreal River (WI) is very good last groomed 2/10/19. This is their most scenic trail and a treat to ride! Stay on the trail in the farm fields. Over 25 landowners are involved to make this trail a reality, please respect them and ride responsibly.

Trail 11S is in very good condition it was last groomed 2/6/19. It is groomed all the way to the WI line. This 17 mile long trail has 2 stop signs and is a wilderness tour. The southern 3 miles get thinner, but remains in good condition.

Trail 11 N is closed indefinitely.

THE GOGEBIC AREA GROOMERS Trail Conditions are good to very good.
Last report was 2/4/19.

Trail 1 North is very good.

Trail 1 South-Remember there is a re-route from the North corner of the lake to West Shore Resort.

Conditions are great from there to Marenisco.
Trail 1/8 Corridor is very good
Trail 8 West Good to very good
Trail 8 East: Good – thin toward Ewen
Trail 13 N & S: Good to very good.
Trail 102 is very good.
Trail 100 is closed to Logging this season.

WATERSMEET U.P. THUNDER RIDERS report trails were last groomed on 2/7/19. Trails are groomed daily and are in good to very good condition. We do have a wet area 25 miles west of Watersmeet on Trail #2 so please use caution.

Trail 2 west of Watersmeet – Very good condition with the exception of a wet area 25 miles west of Watersmeet on Trail #2 so please use caution.

Trail 2 east of Watersmeet- Very good condition.

Trail 13 south to Cisco Chain- Very good condition.

Trail 3 south to Land O’Lakes- Very good condition. There is lots of traffic on this trail 100+ sleds are passing the groomer. It’s very hard to keep smooth, use caution on bridge approaches.

Trail 3 north to Paulding/Bond Falls/Bruce Crossing- Very good condition.




Postings From Regional Pages On Facebook

Friday August 23rd, 2019 - 9:27 am

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

Heckin' right the U.P. does meat raffles! Swing into the Aurora Club for a good time. Great folks over there and accessible via ORV through Miner's memorial heritage Park.Mark your calendar for the Fall Meat Raffle!! September 21st. Paddle and 50/50 ticket sales start at 6pm. Get there early for a seat. We will see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Heckin right the U.P. does meat raffles!  Swing into the Aurora Club for a good time.  Great folks over there and accessible via ORV through Miners memorial heritage Park.

Thursday August 22nd, 2019 - 6:28 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

Can you say FROST tonight?! πŸ™ˆπŸ˜³πŸ€ͺChilly night ahead! Skies start to gradually become partly cloudy and temperatures are expected to fall. An early-season frost across is possible for the interior west sections of Upper Michigan overnight. Isolated rain showers are possible along the east half of the U.P. near Lake Superior on Friday. ... See MoreSee Less

Can you say FROST tonight?!  πŸ™ˆπŸ˜³πŸ€ͺ


Comment on Facebook

We always had trouble getting our tomatoes.

Long as it stays up there for another 50 days I'll be good

Holy moly!

winter is coming β˜ƒοΈ

Get the swampy trails frozen early πŸ™‚

Rob Kukla

Here we go already!!!

Ooooo, not yet.

Laura Hunt Matson

Brady Seeliger

Zachary Zachow

Steve Steffes

Doug Birkholz

McKabe Memmel

Mark Trapp

Paul Trudell

Shelly Maxwell

Colton Oda

Deb Petersen Tommy Vaughan Becker Brian White

Matt Larson christ

John Ross it’s only a matter of time

Curtis Cope Connor Blatt

Cole Wirth getting closer

Kill all the mosquitoes!!

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Thursday August 22nd, 2019 - 4:48 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

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πŸ‘ TY

Thursday August 22nd, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Western U.P. Visitors Bureau

Gabbro Falls on the wild and scenic Black River near Bessemer, MI. Thanks for sharing folks. ... See MoreSee Less


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Emily Lammers

Leah Stark

Jennifer Marie

Thursday August 22nd, 2019 - 10:45 am

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

*Don't freak out* *Don't freak out* HOLY WOW FALL AIR IS HERE, SNOW SOON!! #freakedout #winterisloading

US National Weather Service Marquette Michigan
It's that time of year already! #LakeEffect (but not THAT kind of lake effect, thankfully this is all the liquid variety!)
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Don’t go showing forecasts for that area now πŸ˜‰

Adam Pinsonneault 😏

Kayla 😏

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