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Munising Area Trail Report – 01/27

TRAIL REPORT: 8:00 p.m., Friday, 1/27/17
Full Recovery Looks Hopeful!

GROOMING OPERATIONS: Trails 419E, 8 and 7 North to Christmas and 7 South to the Buckhorn were groomed today. Trails were in good condition after grooming. No daytime snow accumulation. Please continue to tread lightly while we recover from the January thaw.

TRAIL CONDITIONS: Generally Good to Fair.

Trail 8 – Good.
Trail 7 South – Fair to Poor, slight moguls, wet spots South of Doe Lake Road.
Trail 7 North – Good to Fair, no base in the corners closer to Christmas.
Trail 419W (Munising-Christmas) – Poor to Fair, bare corners, use caution due , soft spots and water crossings closer to Munising.
Trail 422 (Miners Castle) – Fair.
Trail 419E (to Trail 8) – Good to Fair, no base in the corners near Wetmore.
Trail 419 (Wetmore-Munising) – Fair, no base in the corners.

WEATHER: 29 degrees, 10 to 15 mph W Winds, Cloudy. Forecasting 20 – 25 mph NW winds with a foot of Lake Effect snow starting tonight through Sunday!
Past 24 Hour Snowfall: 2′ South, 3′ North (approximate)

CAUTIONS, WARNINGS and UPDATES:

CAUTION FOR TRAIL 419:
Standing and flowing water creating soft spots in wet areas of the hills closer to Munising. RIDE WITH CAUTION.

CAUTION FOR TRAIL419 (Munising Wetmore Connector) – Trail 419 connector is OPEN. Please use caution when riding. It’s a congested area with driveway crossings. PLEASE obey all stop signs and give right-of-way to vehicles.

IN TOWN TRAIL ETIQUETTE
Private Property owners allow us to use their land for trail connectors. PLEASE respect the allowed use by staying on the trail, ride safely and stop at all driveways. PLEASE give vehicles the right of way, especially when they are trying to turn off of the major roadways. Remember Cars have the right of way and you are responsible for any related vehicular accidents. These connectors need annual approval so PLEASE ride with respect and courtesy so we can keep them open year after year!

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Saturday September 5th, 2020 - 1:17 pm

Alger County SORVA

DOTY BRIDGE DETOUR OPEN

A detour of Trail "C" (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) west of Shingleton has been signed and is now officially open. We would like to thank the Alger SORVA team for hand brushing two miles of road last night on a holiday weekend. Also thanks to the NFS and DNR for working together to make this possible and keep east west ORV travel open while the bridge is out. Stay Tuned for bridge work updates.
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DOTY BRIDGE DETOUR OPEN

A detour of Trail C (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) west of Shingleton has been signed and is now officially open. We would like to thank the Alger SORVA team for hand brushing two miles of road last night on a holiday weekend. Also thanks to the NFS and DNR for working together to make this possible and keep east west ORV travel open while the bridge is out. Stay Tuned for bridge work updates.Image attachmentImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

Mitch Prochnow keeps us out of the popular areas

Wednesday September 2nd, 2020 - 5:27 pm

Alger County SORVA

Doty Bridge update:
Decking removed from temporary bridge which is scheduled for removal tomorrow.
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Comment on Facebook

Never realized it's a pretty primitive and basic bridge

Thankyou for all the hard work. You guys have the best system around. Cant wait to see you again!!

Easy detour no reason to not come out and ride

Thanks for all of your hard work

Sunday August 30th, 2020 - 10:12 pm

Alger County SORVA

IMPORTANT TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE:
ORV TRAIL "C" (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) is TEMPORARILY CLOSED between Shingleton and Wetmore as of Monday 8/31/2020.
With replacement of the DOTY Bridge we had a glitch in the MDOT paperwork for the trail detour. This closure is temporary and a detour will be opened as soon as possible when we have official MDOT approval. Please be patient and ride responsibly.
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IMPORTANT TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE:
ORV TRAIL C (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) is TEMPORARILY CLOSED between Shingleton and Wetmore as of Monday 8/31/2020.
With replacement of the DOTY Bridge we had a glitch in the MDOT paperwork for the trail detour. This closure is temporary and a detour will be opened as soon as possible when we have official MDOT approval. Please be patient and ride responsibly.

Comment on Facebook

So is there still a way to get from wetmore to Manistique? Heading up in two weeks.

Yeah will there be something set up for this weekend?

Jacob Lohse

Friday August 28th, 2020 - 1:37 pm

Alger County SORVA

Doty Bridge update
Crane on site, surveying started
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Doty Bridge update
Crane on site, surveying startedImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

I hope we all say a GIANT thank you to Keith Churill for making this happen. As president of the Alger Sorva club he has spear headed ALL of the major improvements on the trail system.. he deserves a THANK you

Can someone tell me what trail number this is on? lol I’d love to see it.

Will it be ready for the upcoming season?

hope they fix the huge bump just before bridge lol

Thank u to all!!

Pam Keysor-Smith

Shaylin Oley

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January 28, 2017 | Uncategorized

Munising Area Trail Report – 01/26

TRAIL REPORT: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, 1/26/17
We need cold and snow!

GROOMING OPERATIONS: Trails 419E, 8 and 7 have been groomed. the very wet snow is processing and packing good but not setting well enough yet. Please tread lightly while we continue to work out the moguls as the temperatures drop.

TRAIL CONDITIONS: Generally Fair – wet, soft snow.

Trail 8 – Fair, slight moguls, good base.
Trail 7 South – Fair to Poor, slight moguls, wet spots South of Doe Lake Road.
Trail 7 North – Fair, bare corners as you approach Christmas.
Trail 419W (Munising-Christmas) – Poor to Fair, bare corners, use caution due , soft spots and water crossings closer to Munising.
Trail 422 (Miners Castle) – Fair.
Trail 419E (to Trail 8) – Fair, bare corners near Wetmore.
Trail 419 (Wetmore-Munising) – Poor to Fair, dirty snow bare corners in the hills.

WEATHER: 32 degrees, 16 to 29 mph N Winds, Light Snow. Forecasting dropping temperatures and light to moderate Lake Effect.
Past 24 Hour Snowfall: 1/2′ South, 1/2′ North (approximate)

CAUTIONS, WARNINGS and UPDATES:

CAUTION FOR TRAIL 419:
Standing and flowing water creating soft spots in wet areas of the hills closer to Munising. RIDE WITH CAUTION.

CAUTION FOR TRAIL419 (Munising Wetmore Connector) – Trail 419 connector is OPEN. Please use caution when riding. It’s a congested area with driveway crossings. PLEASE obey all stop signs and give right-of-way to vehicles.

IN TOWN TRAIL ETIQUETTE
Private Property owners allow us to use their land for trail connectors. PLEASE respect the allowed use by staying on the trail, ride safely and stop at all driveways. PLEASE give vehicles the right of way, especially when they are trying to turn off of the major roadways. Remember Cars have the right of way and you are responsible for any related vehicular accidents. These connectors need annual approval so PLEASE ride with respect and courtesy so we can keep them open year after year!

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Visit Munising Visitors Bureau Trail Report >>>>

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Visit Hiawathaland Trail Association on Facebook >>>>

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Saturday September 5th, 2020 - 1:17 pm

Alger County SORVA

DOTY BRIDGE DETOUR OPEN

A detour of Trail "C" (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) west of Shingleton has been signed and is now officially open. We would like to thank the Alger SORVA team for hand brushing two miles of road last night on a holiday weekend. Also thanks to the NFS and DNR for working together to make this possible and keep east west ORV travel open while the bridge is out. Stay Tuned for bridge work updates.
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DOTY BRIDGE DETOUR OPEN

A detour of Trail C (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) west of Shingleton has been signed and is now officially open. We would like to thank the Alger SORVA team for hand brushing two miles of road last night on a holiday weekend. Also thanks to the NFS and DNR for working together to make this possible and keep east west ORV travel open while the bridge is out. Stay Tuned for bridge work updates.Image attachmentImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

Mitch Prochnow keeps us out of the popular areas

Wednesday September 2nd, 2020 - 5:27 pm

Alger County SORVA

Doty Bridge update:
Decking removed from temporary bridge which is scheduled for removal tomorrow.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Never realized it's a pretty primitive and basic bridge

Thankyou for all the hard work. You guys have the best system around. Cant wait to see you again!!

Easy detour no reason to not come out and ride

Thanks for all of your hard work

Sunday August 30th, 2020 - 10:12 pm

Alger County SORVA

IMPORTANT TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE:
ORV TRAIL "C" (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) is TEMPORARILY CLOSED between Shingleton and Wetmore as of Monday 8/31/2020.
With replacement of the DOTY Bridge we had a glitch in the MDOT paperwork for the trail detour. This closure is temporary and a detour will be opened as soon as possible when we have official MDOT approval. Please be patient and ride responsibly.
... See MoreSee Less

IMPORTANT TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE:
ORV TRAIL C (Marquette to Manistique) (Snow Trail 8) is TEMPORARILY CLOSED between Shingleton and Wetmore as of Monday 8/31/2020.
With replacement of the DOTY Bridge we had a glitch in the MDOT paperwork for the trail detour. This closure is temporary and a detour will be opened as soon as possible when we have official MDOT approval. Please be patient and ride responsibly.

Comment on Facebook

So is there still a way to get from wetmore to Manistique? Heading up in two weeks.

Yeah will there be something set up for this weekend?

Jacob Lohse

Friday August 28th, 2020 - 1:37 pm

Alger County SORVA

Doty Bridge update
Crane on site, surveying started
... See MoreSee Less

Doty Bridge update
Crane on site, surveying startedImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

I hope we all say a GIANT thank you to Keith Churill for making this happen. As president of the Alger Sorva club he has spear headed ALL of the major improvements on the trail system.. he deserves a THANK you

Can someone tell me what trail number this is on? lol I’d love to see it.

Will it be ready for the upcoming season?

hope they fix the huge bump just before bridge lol

Thank u to all!!

Pam Keysor-Smith

Shaylin Oley

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Visit Website >>>>

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Latest Trail Reports – Quick Links

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January 26, 2017 | Uncategorized
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