Michigan Trail Report

Gaylord Area Trail Report – 01/17

Gaylord Bureau –

January 17, 2020 10:35 am

Most trails are in good condition at this point, but watch for water in places. Grooming is being done! We received around 1 – 3 inches of new snow last night. There is a section on the south loop of the Johannesburg trail just south of Old State Road that washed out and is currently taped off. A culvert will be going into this section to eliminate future water issues. Please use caution riding past this area, but it should be fixed quickly. We are under a “WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY” – Sat morning through Sun at 1 pm.



Sledheads of Frederic –

FREDERIC / GAYLORD AREA UPDATE via Sledheads of Frederic –

WTF………Welcome to Frederic, I feel like i will be saying that alot this weekend with everybody finally getting to come north to ride. Had to plow a good 4 to 6 inches of new snow that fell during the course of yesterday morning to last night so that is a plus. They are calling for more for the weekend so we should be ready to roll. Its now almost 11 and have had quite a few sleds in here this morning and so far only 2 trucks out back. Went thru the Ramada lot last night and about 9 trailers at the Days Inn and only 6 at the Ramada but that was thursday night. Didnt make it there this morning but there were also many jeeps and hummers there and they will most likely be out on trails where they arent supposed to be. They come about once a year in the winter. I went over to the swamp last night for a beer after plowing and ran into part of the Obama crew there and then on the way home I stopped into Tinkers and ran into Michigan Big John there. He was happy as he had caught a ten pound walleye out on Lake Margrethe yesterday……Also a big thank you to Pam Fischer and the Indian Lake Sledheads from Ohio for the new Indian Lake Sledheads shirt they sent me. So it should be a great weekend of riding. Please ride safely and stay to the right. Thanks for checking in. Pete




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Saturday February 22nd, 2020 - 8:33 am

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XC Ski Headquarters Cross Country Ski Report – 02/22
It’s a beautiful winter weekend at Cross Country Ski Headquarters! Cold temps last night will make for excellent conditions this morning. The snow will soften up as it warms up today, but the snow base on the trails is plenty deep enough to withstand the temps. Groomer Mike snowcombed the skating lanes and set tracks last night, so the snow surface will be firm and fantastic this morning. There are 7 to 9 inches of snow packed on the trails, and 10 to 16 inches in the woods.

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Friday February 21st, 2020 - 10:10 pm

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Friday February 21st, 2020 - 8:19 pm

Sledheads of Frederic , Michigan Snowmobiling

Grayling groomer's outside of Frederic Inn on Friday night. They come here for dinner hey my brother and I are here for dinner tonight for prime rib as usual ... See MoreSee Less

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Are you getting the prime rib again

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Lotta sleds at the Keg in Waters tonight.

Friday night

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Thursday February 20th, 2020 - 4:56 pm

Jordan Valley Trails Council

Trails have been shaping up really good this week with the fresh snow! Groomers have been out everyday getting things set for the weekend.
Saturday and Sunday weather is stated to be in the 40s, which will dictate frequency of grooming. Next week back to the 20’s!!!
Don’t forget the East Jordan Sno-Blast this weekend East Jordan Sno-Mobilers, Inc. Lots of fun events going on!
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