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Keweenaw Peninsula Trail Report – 03/08

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

Groomers will not be out today as grooming would do more harm than good in these temps….. They have said that grooming should resume in full swing tomorrow to repair the damage done with the warm temps…… pretty much a repeat of last weekend – it was amazing how these Groomer Operators whipped the trails back into shape for a great week of riding last week and yesterday….

Chance of snow remains in the forecast also.

These are the words from Buzzy the Trail Boss for the Keweenaw Snowmobile Club….”Guess the temperatures today will keep the groomers in today. No sense stirring up the snow and have it melt faster by the looks of it we will be back out there tomorrow in full swing repairing the trails. Don’t bad mouth us because of the melt as contrary to opinion we are not gods. By the way I hopped on my sled yesterday to enjoy the trails and some bone head on a rental came at me in my lane, slid side ways, rolled over, and hit my sled with his body. He was stunned for a while and I was shook but he was ok. Lots of fiberglass on the trail from the rental. His credit card will take a beating on that goof up. The last note i have is another wheeled vehicle was see stuck by the E pines in copper harbor with another truck going to recover him. Nice job done on a juicy soft trail these trails are well marked as snow mobile trails only. So there is no excuse for this. Call sheriff’s department when you see this. Back on the trails tomorrow, have patience.”

I’m not sure riders understand how much “behind the scenes” work goes into providing the awesome trails in the Keweenaw! The Groomer Operators are out there visibly making trails great, but then you have Buzzy directing the show and dealing with EVERYTHING else that goes along with the process of providing trails! A huge thank you to him and ALL he does to keep operations running so smoothly. In addition to them you have a board of directors, club volunteers, business owners etc etc etc that all play a part behind the scenes.

So unfortunate that a rider caused an accident on one of the only days Buzzy was out trying to enjoy the fruits of his and everyone else’s labor to provide the trails for all of us!


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

Keweenaw Trail Reports

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

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 - 6:16 pm

Western & Southern UP Trail Reports

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

Keweenaw Trail Reports

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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