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Keweenaw Peninsula Trail Report – 03/08

KEWEENAW PENINSULA UPDATE via Keweenaw Trail Reports​ – 3/8

Wow! The sunrise (shown in photos provided by Glenn Rowe and Cathy Rowe from their morning route grooming) and sunset (my photos from Brockway)was breathtaking today!

It was an amazing Spring riding day today! Trails were flat for the most part ….. we did encounter some chop on trail 3 tonight coming south from Copper Harbor, but that was to be expected with warm temps and high traffic.

As for snow consistency….. well yes, you guessed it…. mashed potatoes for the most part! As for snow cover on trails….still very good. We encountered 3 thin/bare very small areas on trail 134/135 tonight…. other than that, all good with the exception of getting in and out of towns, especially Houghton/Hancock.

We, personally did not have any issues with engine temperatures on the sleds – Neal was riding a Ski Doo Summit 146 and I was riding an awesome new Ski Doo Backcountry X 146 (huge thanks to Houghton Powersports for helping me in the process of deciding what my next sled should be!). Neither of us had any issues keeping the sleds cool.

I have also included the CURRENT(11:10pm Saturday 3/7) photos of the trail through Hancock – I’m certain by tomorrow these areas will be bare. There are ways to avoid having to travel through town by staging at different areas north of Houghton/Hancock, such as The Trailside Lodge or Vansville Bar – I would suggest calling ahead to verify availability at these locations.

If you have any questions regarding lodging, routes visit a trails, staging, etc please feel free to ask! Late season riding is not for everyone, but for those that choose to continue riding, I would love to help you have the best experience possible.

I will be riding the trail system all day tomorrow and will update a condition report then.

If you are already riding the area PLEASE share your comments regarding conditions to help others get the most information possible!


March 6, 2020

Snowmobile trails are in good to very good condition throughout the Keweenaw. Trails are groomed daily throughout the region.

There is logging a mile north of Phoenix on Trail 3. Please pay attention to the signs and stay on the trail or this trail will be CLOSED.
Trail 133 is closed for logging. The trail section from Dollar Bay to Lake Linden (a portion of Trail 3) and the Freda Trail (Trails 121 & 120) will be closed the entire season for repair.
Valley Sno Drifters trail from Lake Linden to Dreamland Restaurant & Bar is OPEN!
The Portage Lift Bridge is open to snowmobile traffic.
Trail 133 is closed for logging.

Remember when you’re out on the trails to watch out for the groomers. They have the right away.

Please stay on the trails, STAY OFF THE ICE, respect private property, do not drink and drive, and above all else, drive safely. The signs on the trails are there for rider’s safety so please DO NOT remove or destroy them.
Snowfall & Weather Report

Houghton County has received a total of 163.8″ of snow for the season and Keweenaw County has received 253.6″ of snow for the season.*

Today’s forecast: Mostly sunny. High 26F, Low 17.
Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. High 43F. Low 32F.
Sunday: Party cloudy. High 44F. Low 25F.
Monday: Wintry mix. High 28F. Low 17F.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High 24F. Low 20F.


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Friday April 3rd, 2020 - 1:22 am

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Copper Harbor Fuel Stop is still open ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 - 6:16 pm

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Officially sxs season 👍 ... See MoreSee Less

Officially sxs season 👍

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Is this legal with the stay at home executive order? If so, I would hope they use discretion in enforcement.

You sir, are an ass. Lmaooooo 😁😁😁🤣🤣🤣🤣

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 - 5:38 pm

Western & Southern UP Trail Reports

Thought I'd try posting on our page in hopes of helping this guy out. What a bummer.
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Thought Id try posting on our page in hopes of helping this guy out. What a bummer.

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Been there done that. Between bruce and Ewen I lost it all. Gloves, tow strap, 2 hats, sweatshirt, tool bag and dry pair of socks!! Went back 5 min later gone!! Good luck guy!!

Dammit I seen a guy post something this winter

There is a post on just riding the U.P

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 - 11:52 am

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Current list of restaurants sill open for carryout or some for delivery in the Keweenaw ... See MoreSee Less

Current list of restaurants sill open for carryout or some for delivery in the Keweenaw

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 - 11:39 am

Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

An updated listing of Keweenaw area restaurants offering takeout, curbside and delivery options. Still lots of great options to enjoy many local favorites!UPDATED (4/2/2020): Keweenaw area restaurants that are OPEN and offering takeout, curbside pickup or delivery!
Please call the individual restaurant for details.

If your restaurant would like to be added please call the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce at 906.482.5240 or email info@keweenaw.org

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An updated listing of Keweenaw area restaurants offering takeout, curbside and delivery options. Still lots of great options to enjoy many local favorites!

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McKenzy Rehfus

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 - 7:30 am

Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

Grab yourself a cup of ☕ and watch the sunrise from Chassell Bay.... if you have any requests on where you want to see a sunrise from please let us know in the comments below.

Stay safe. Stay at home. We'll be seeing you soon. ❤️

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Screening patients at the hospital, have my department watching, can't believe how much we needed this....thank you ❤

can we request a sunset from the top of Brockway Mountain

This is wonderful. Love hearing the birds!

One from Sandy Bottom in Dollar Bay would be welcomed..All are beautiful..Thanks!!

Good morning

Good morning Copper Country

Thank you for bringing this beautiful sunrise to my living room. Now I'm really ready to start my day.

Wonderful to share a sunrise with all those who love the Keweenaw as much as I do...

Loved hearing the birds singing and the beautiful sunrise.

Love the bird music!

May everyone have a peaceful day, stay well.

how about a pic from Swedetown ski chalet


I love you Michigan ❤️ I’m south of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and my husband, kids, and myself were in Michigan last year. We got a hotel in Munising and oh my the beauty! Pictured Rocks was amazing and the forest and the colors of the water were breathtaking! We are planning to go again...are there any places that are a must to go see besides Pictured Rocks?

Thank you!

Been there beautiful

Nice pictrue

Brockway Mtn sunrise or sunset 🌅

Love this! How about Agate Beach?

Thank you for sharing

Good morning 🌱☀️🌷

Top of Bohemia.

Big Traverse

Sally Adams Dupuie


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