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Ironwood Trail Report – Gogebic Range Trail Authority – 12/01

12 / 01 / 19

IRONWOOD / WESTERN U.P. UPDATE via Gogebic Range Trail Authority – ORV & Snowmobile Club – Just got out. It’s deep.

11 / 30 / 19

Trails will go from 😍 to 🙈 in an instant tomorrow, ride RIGHT and please be respectful to landowners…don’t go full send. Groomers are on the trails during daylight, STAY ON THE TRAIL and carry a saw to help the effort where ever you are! Expect numerous trail hazards, early season conditions and it’s been dumping snow through out the night. Trail 160 is CLOSED until groomers can get down it. Trail 11S is CLOSED for the season. Trail 2 from Hurley to Marenisco has been rolled and opened, numerous hazards including log hauling near Wakefield. Trail 8 has not been ran, hoping to attack tomorrow. Safest route to Bergland is through Marenisco. Support our sponsors! Den-O’s Sports Bar Wakefield VFW Post 9084 Big Snow Resort Pit Stop Bar & Grill Two Fat Guys Bar And Grill Dutch’s Old Bar Rigoni’s Inn
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Packing in the new trail 2 reroute to Wakefield. Eliminates 1.5 miles of road creating 1.4 miles of groomed trail, new trail. Thank you Vickie Liddicoat family Blake Liddicoat many signs and more brushing needed tomorrow!

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Saturday December 14th, 2019 - 3:39 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

Breaking open trail 160 ... See MoreSee Less

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Good but get over to 8 going to bergland.....horrible moguls

Thanks for letting us ride along! Very cool!

Trail 8 is in horrible condition from the hoop to wakefield

Yeah trail eight is blown out we’re does the money go I’m kinda wondering were are 48 dollars goes and why would you wait until the middle of winter to get 160 going

That's awesome!!!!

how are the trails

Where is 160? I cant find that trail on my map

Brent Oechsle

Dean Oh

Matt Sherman thx fellas!@

Joe Tarrence

Brian Knack

Hello

Devin Weakley

Lots of snow. I have lived here my life and I never seen this much snow this early in the winter. Oops it's not winter until the 22nd of December.

Ryan Bos

Juston Wieczorek

William Aldrich

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Saturday December 14th, 2019 - 2:33 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

This is trail 160. We need sledders with saws to get out and help us saw open the trail. We punched through the entire trail but it needs tons of brushing and signing. ... See MoreSee Less

This is trail 160.  We need sledders with saws to get out and help us saw open the trail.  We punched through the entire trail but it needs tons of brushing and signing.

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I was on it today, Thank you all for what you do...It was awesome

Does this club have a contact number for membership n other ?'s

Need a Michigan trail pass to help if we are just over the Wisconsin border?

Saturday December 14th, 2019 - 3:41 am

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

We saw a lot of late night riders last night. Please remember we try hard to have a good looking trail for Saturday morning. Ride all night we don't care, but if the trail is soft from recent grooming, ease up!! We had to redo several sections due to 1am and later riders rode very hard on the fresh trail. We get the enticement and first ride euphoria, but help us out next time eh? ... See MoreSee Less

We saw a lot of late night riders last night.  Please remember we try hard to have a good looking trail for Saturday morning.  Ride all night we dont care, but if the trail is soft from recent grooming, ease up!!  We had to redo several sections due to 1am and later riders rode very hard on the fresh trail.  We get the enticement and first ride euphoria, but help us out next time eh?

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It's too bad there wouldn't be a way to keep mountain sleds off trails, they buy mountain sleds go to the mountains, no respect for the hard work put in to build the trails and maintain them, you don't need a 2 inch plus paddle for a trail. Alot of people with no respect

Unfortunately , There’s a lot of throttle jockeys that feel the need to tunnel out at every stop.🤦‍♂️

All, what is being asked is to respect the hard work preparing the trails and don’t rip them up regardless of sled type!

Riders, Please work with us, not against us! Our ONLY objective is to give you a great day, please help us do that!!

I'm thinking trail permits should be priced by lug height.

My 96 indy 500 doesn't rip trails but those mountain sleds do

Burns my britches when that happens...

Last but not least, don't drink and ride!!

I wouldn't count on it. Too many people who don't care what they leave behind them and couldn't care less about the next rider or all the work u guys put in to get the trails open and ready. Thanks for what you do but those dicks will never learn until the day when there are no more trails to ride.

Dan hmmm?

When we rode out west in Wyoming after dinner one night, the groomer driver stopped us and told us to get the hell off the trails til morning. He said he doesn’t groom all night for us idiots to destroy a fresh groomed trail that needs hours to set the fresh groom.

That is another reason to not & I repeat not have groomer trackers in the groomers because you get the idiots out there following the groomer & wrecking the trail. All they care about is that they have a smooth trail to ride. I think people need to take snowmobile safety refresher courses every 5 years to pound common sense riding habits , maybe then clubs would get more members. But the biggest way to get people to change their habits is peer pressure & calling the idiots out in public when they are laughing in public about their antics on the trail. The one way our club got people to slow down on our trails we got involved with the sheriff's department & have trail patrols out on our problem areas & it sure is funny how people slow down when they see the trail patrol vest out. The word spreads like wild fire from bar to bar that there is a patrol out.

I remember riding on the back of your Dad's machine many years ago. He loved speed and trying to scare the s..t out of me!

Well I get the frustration but some of us like to ride at night so we can see the headlights of idiots coming on the wrong side of the trail like they do all day long. But we certainly don’t go out of our way to do holeshots and ruin the trail if we pass a groomer. Too many disrespectful jack hole kids nowadays that have never been punished. Everyone’s a winner. 😡

Would be nice do have more law enforcement on the trails starting late in the afternoon until after bars close take all the drunks to jail also seen yesterday or somebody had drink beer on the trail through the cans down they need to have a zero tolerance for alcohol level anyone caught with alcohol on their breath it's a drunk driving ticket goes to jail this would stop a lot of BS also need to see if there high also !!

Groom after bar close

It’s probably the same type of people that trespass on private and ride right by no snowmobiling signs and piss off landowners, be the first ones bitch about the trails and grooming yet will they will never join a club and see what its take to setup and maintain a trail then clubs loses permission from landowners and trails get closed or rerouted to a shitter spot and they bitch about that to.

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Friday December 13th, 2019 - 9:13 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

Grooming trail 2 East heading out for the night ... See MoreSee Less

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Great job! We are driving up in the morning. Thanks

Awesome! Flying up with one of the landowners that allows us to use Trail 160

Great job getting the season going. Thank you all!

Thanks for all your hard work !!!!! We live in lowa but we are coming up.

Thank you for all your hard work!!!!

It just doesn’t stop! ❄️❄️❄️👍🏼

Looks great!

Hope to get up there.

Yes!@@

Yessir!

Matt Sherman

Brent Oechsle, Andy-Cheese Wille,Jon Moffitt,

John Rogers Chuck Tonyan

Mike Osters Brian Fyfe

Michael Hejmej Conrad Dotzler

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Friday December 13th, 2019 - 1:58 pm

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

GRTA's President Steve Hamilton is a proud Polaris Snowmobiles brand ambassador representing the U.P. and leads by example. Check out his page on the Polaris website! #polaristrailsupport #TeamPolaris #thinkoutsideWe are proud to announce your 2020 #PolarisSnow Ambassadors! These snow-obsessed riders are driven to share their enthusiasm and knowledge for the sport of snowmobiling. Learn their stories at bit.ly/34jlYD6. ... See MoreSee Less

GRTAs President Steve Hamilton is a proud Polaris Snowmobiles brand ambassador representing the U.P. and leads by example.  Check out his page on the Polaris website!  #PolarisTrailSupport #TeamPolaris #ThinkOutside

Friday December 13th, 2019 - 11:55 am

Gogebic Range Trail Authority - ORV & Snowmobile Club

Ironwood does snowmobiling...and well! Come see us this winter to experience the hype! #snowmobileironwood #travelironwoodThe snow just keeps coming which means the snowmobile trails are ready for you!!👊🏽

The Gogebic Range Trail Authority grooms over 70 miles in the western U.P. You can connect to more trails systems either heading east or west into Wisconsin! Plan your trip now!💥

Latest trail update:
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Trail Condition: Good To Excellent
Last Groomed: December 12th, 2019
Base Snowfall: 36+"
Reported On: December 13th, 2019 @ 10:24am

For more detailed information👇🏽

msasnow.org/trail-reports/grta/

www.gogebicrangeta.org/index.php

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travelironwood.com/lodging/

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Ironwood does snowmobiling...and well!  Come see us this winter to experience the hype!  #snowmobileironwood #travelironwood
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