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Grand Marais Trail Report – Grand Marais Sno-Trails Assoc. – 03/31

GRAND MARAIS UPDATE via Grand Marais Sno-Trails Assoc.​

Late report: groomed 8 west and 88. More than expected traffic last night. Trails were in fairly good shape. Groomed nicely for a late season ride. My last groom for another incredible season. We were fortunate to have tons of snow and riders. Thank you for all the waves and smiles! Camera problems, so only one of 8 west along H58. Be smart, be safe! GT

Ran the 8 East trail Saturday. First, It’s very rideable and this is what I can say about the condition: It’s really hard and covered with sugar snow, fairly smooth and flat. A lot of the corners are icy. Still good late season riding. I pushed a bunch of snow to fill in a large waterhole approx. 4 miles south east of Pull up Hill Rd and H58. See last 3 pics. Still…be careful. Groomer Phil

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Sunday December 15th, 2019 - 12:58 pm

Grand Marais Sno-Trails Assoc.

FOUND: a helmet in a helmet bag..... And gloves.Trail 8 East near the pine stump trail head parking lot. Message Sno Trails to identify the sled make for helmet and gloves! ... See MoreSee Less

Sunday December 15th, 2019 - 10:21 am

Superior Hardware - Grand Marais,  MI

When the snow falls ❄️the sled calls...

Open today, 9-1:00P

#grandmaraismichigan #sledhead #puremichiganfun #yooperlife #winterready
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Well stocked...wondering if it would be to any advantage to ship all the extra sledding apparel from California. Sled sold last week

good job.

Sweet

Dan LaForge they have it now

Sunday December 15th, 2019 - 8:35 am

Grand Marais Sno-Trails Assoc.

From Ted - Coming back from 443 along tin shack way , intresting night , First I heard everything clear , didnt hear the , But ! And that is 88 w. From seney rd to M-77 , so I spent a lil time on backing out skils ... Nuff said ! There is still a tree on the trail , and some helmet thumpers , be Alert . Thanks for your patience ! ... See MoreSee Less

From Ted - Coming back from 443 along tin shack way , intresting night , First I heard everything clear , didnt hear the ,  But ! And that is 88 w. From seney rd to M-77 , so I spent a lil time on backing out skils ... Nuff said ! There is still a tree on the trail , and some helmet thumpers , be Alert . Thanks for your patience !

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I forgot about ready about the big tree being down until after we came across it yesterday. That looks like its going to be a job. Thanks for all you do.

Lost my Gps on trail 8 to 88 on the corner, south of Adams trail, lost Dec 14,around 6pm,keep a eye out please, thanks

Groom all the way to the greenhaven please. 🤫

Appreciate everything even though I’m not riding yet!

Great work.

Thanks for all you do

Rod Clare backing out skills.... Lol

Trent Ptak

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Sunday December 15th, 2019 - 8:15 am

Grand Marais Sno-Trails Assoc.

From Phil - Ran trail 8 East 11miles past the pine stump parking lot. Lots of traffic out on the trails. Sleds were still out at 1:30am. 8 East was pretty bumpy, it smoothed out real nice though.Even after grooming some areas of the trails are so soft the trails aren't holding up for too long.My guess is when we’re widening the trails, the drag pulls in all that early season deep powdery snow from the sides of the trails. And boy does the machine pull hard and if you get too far over to the side the machine, just sinks down. Lucky we don't get stuck.8 East is smooth and has lots of beautiful scenery with snow covered trees . Tonight is the first night, in the last 13 days, that I felt like I was out grooming. Minimal storm damage tress to deal with no trail signage to put up. Hum.... I have heard, that we need to start working SMARTER.... Maybe I shouldn't be pulling that soft fluffy snow on the trail.

Sorry..... I had to add my 2¢. 😂
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Nice work driver, i would do the same thing. Wide is safe.

Passed him twice on the pine stump trail last night. Thanks for your hard work.

From The SnomadS Snofari Club THANK YOU!!! We had our first club ride stayed at the Buckhorn and trails were AWESOME THANK YOU for all you do!!

Thank you for everything you do! I appreciate it very much!!!!

I was listening to sleds well after 3am.... But now just the peaceful rollers of lake Superior. Sunday morning quiet...shhhhhhhhh

Looks great, you guys do a fantastic job thank you! See y'all in 2 weeks 🙌

It's early season. When you ride early-season you have to expect early-season conditions. Thanks for all you do!

Well then let me add my nickel, you all do a Damn Fine Job! Need we say more- NOPE. Thank you for all the hard work.

You are the guys preparing these trails for everyone, your 2 cents matters. Thankyou.

Good job Phil......Thank you!!!!

Thank you for your work and dedication.

Great job , thank you

Keep up the good work, We all appreciate it.

I lover hearing your TWO CENTS. They are both very smart.🤓

Ignore anything negative, we are all in this together to have fun. Enjoy what you do, cuz you do it well.

Thanks for all you hard work you guys try your best

Well spoken and Thank you.

Thanks for all your hard work that guy is a real jerk

Thank you Phil !

Thank you.

Crazy but fun

thank you ,

Your 2 cents is worth a million dollars to all of us snowmobilers

Debbie Supernaw Norwood

Paul Huisinga

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Saturday December 14th, 2019 - 6:06 pm

The Bayshore Market

All lined up ready to hit the trails ... See MoreSee Less

Friday December 13th, 2019 - 1:31 pm

The Bayshore Market

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