Michigan Trail Report


Western U.P. Trail Report – Western U.P. Bureau – 01/18

Our temps for the next few days will be in the teens with lows in the single digits. Snow showers are possible. Overall trails are in good condition.

The Gogebic Trail Authority report groomers will be out all day today. Remember if you see the groomers please pull to the side so the groomers can do their job.

Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay Crossing is very good. Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield was last groomed 1/18/19. They pulled snow from other areas to help cover the ice and is in good condition. Please slow down. PLEASE REMEBER TO CROSS US HWY 2 IN THE CORRECT LANE OF TRAVEL, DO NOT BLOCK HWY TURN LANES! Wakefield to Marenisco is good. There is logging 3 miles east of Wakefield use caution. Logging trucks have the right away so please give them the right of way.

Trail 8 from Bingos to Tula Crossing is good to very good it was last groomed 1/14819. Bingo’s is closed and has no gas….

Trail 160 is good to very good; last groomed 1/17/19 the first 10 miles still have some spots where we need more snow to bury some rocks. The next 13 miles is good to very good. The final 2 miles near Lake Superior/Saxon Harbor/WI Trail 13 is thin. This trail has several scenic vistas with amazing views.

Trail 11S was lasted from on 1/18/19 and is in good condition.. It is groomed all the way to the WI line. This 17 mile long trail has 2 stop signs and is a wilderness tour. The southern 3 miles get thinner, but remains in good condition.

Trail 11 N is closed indefinitely.

The Gogebic Area Groomers reporting trails are good this report is from the 14th.

Corridor trail (1&8) North of Bergland was groomed overnight as was Trail 1 North and Trail 8 West all reported as good with the exception of a water hole about 2 miles out of Merriweather.

Trail 8 East – very good until close to Ewen where there’s less snow and small rocks showing.

Trail 102 also groomed during the night – reported to be very good.

Trail 13N was groomed yesterday – good to very good.

Trail 13S from Root Cellar to trail 2 – good to very good.

Trail 1 N from Bergland and the North Shore of Lake Gogebic reported to be in very good condition.

Trail 1 South to Presque) recently groomed. Good condition, however, gets thin South of Marenisco. Groomed from Marenisco North to West Side Resort where the trail ends for now.

Watersmeet U.P. Thunder Riders reports they are grooming daily. Trails are in good condition with a few thin spots, lots of traffic.

Trail 2 west of Watersmeet – Good condition

Trail 2 east of Watersmeet- Good condition, few thin areas

Trail 13 south to Cisco Chain- Good condition

Trail 3 south to Land O’Lakes- good/fair condition. There is lots of traffic on this trail and it’s very hard to keep smooth, use caution on bridges.

Trail 3 north to Paulding/Bond Falls/Bruce Crossing- Good condition with some thin icy corners.

PLEASE STAY ON MARKED TRAILS. RUNNING ON UNMARKED TRAILS CAN RESULT IN LOSING EASMENT OF THE TRAILS AND ALSO A POSSIBLE TICKET FOR YOU.

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A couple of good ole boys out kicking off the sledding signing season today! Charlie, Joe and Greg got out after it today on 160 starting a 27 mile long process. Join a club and come have fun! We've been making trails for guests to enjoy since 1973! Shout out to Sponsor AmericInn Hotel Ironwood MI for supporting our club! ... See MoreSee Less

A couple of good ole boys out kicking off the sledding signing season today! Charlie, Joe and Greg got out after it today on 160 starting a 27 mile long process.  Join a club and come have fun!  Weve been making trails for guests to enjoy since 1973!  Shout out to Sponsor AmericInn Hotel Ironwood MI for supporting our club!

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The good old boys. They stopped by to see if I wanted to help. Thanks good old boys.

Thank you!!

Thanks guys!

Tuesday September 8th, 2020 - 4:16 pm

Western U.P. Visitors Bureau

Incredible shot of Bond Falls in the #explorewesternup #puremichigan #michigansupperpeninsula @puremichigan ExploreWesternUP.com. Photo credit @shelbydiamondstar ... See MoreSee Less

Incredible shot of Bond Falls in the #explorewesternup #puremichigan #michigansupperpeninsula  @puremichigan ExploreWesternUP.com. Photo credit @shelbydiamondstar

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thank you for the share!! 😀

Tuesday September 8th, 2020 - 4:06 pm

Western U.P. Visitors Bureau

Hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend! Here's an image of the always incredible Bond Falls - at night!

Astrophotography is a never-ending journey into the unseen. We have fantastic tools at our disposal now to take a peek into the world beyond our eyesight limitations. That's what draws me to this.. and what drives me to experiment more and keep pushing boundaries.

For this shot - I took (4) 2-minute tracked sky images and stacked them. Then processed them in a program designed for deep sky objects taken with a telescope. This would be the equivalent to 8-minutes of data. What was able to be extracted from this was quite amazing to me. Those faint dust lanes on the outer edges of the Milky Way are now visible. I then took this processed shot and blended that with a long exposure shot of the foreground.

So the big question - is this real? Yes, it absolutely is. This can be done with one single exposure, if you wish. You just won't see this amount of detail or sharpness in the foreground. All of the images used to create this were taken from the same night, on the same tripod, without moving it 🙂

#upperpeninsula
#puremichigan

Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Upper Michigan Source- Photo of the Day
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THANK YOU for the share!! 😀 This is my favorite waterfall!

Love this! Bond falls is amazing!

Beautiful absolutely beautiful picture.

This is amazing!!

Beautiful

Beautiful.

❤❤❤❤

Beautiful

Beautiful picture 💕

Stephanie Mabry Kaleb Mabry Elijah Mabry

Zachary Schneider

My view last time I was there

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Tuesday September 8th, 2020 - 2:37 pm

Western U.P. Visitors Bureau

Timeline PhotosOnce again voted #1 Destination in the U.S. for Fall Foliage by USA Today readers! #FallColor #UPtravel ... See MoreSee Less

Monday September 7th, 2020 - 12:25 pm

Gogebic Area Grooming

Our trail project is completed for trail 8 north of Bergland. We ask people to please stay off with ATV’s and Side by Sides. The trail now is crowned to let water run on the edges of the trail instead of the center. More project to be completed very soon. Those leaves are changing color already😉 ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you so much! I hope more riders and trail abusers see these posts and are able to appreciate how much work go into trails and how few people actually do the work. We’ll see you in December.

Looks great thank you for your work.

Outstanding!

Thanks for hard work

Tom Neumann

It's No Joke Motorsports 👍Can't wait to snowmobile❄

McKabe Memmel Michael Jante Brady Schmitz Nick Fritz

Danny Dwyer Rick Schmidt Frank Abramo

Looks Great.Thank you For the Hard work See you in January.

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Thursday September 3rd, 2020 - 9:53 pm

Gogebic Area Grooming

Finally getting some trail work done
with this Covid set back. This is trail 8 between Trail 1 and 102. This was a bad trail that water run off would cause dangerous trail conditions. With the trail now crowned and ditched with culverts, we should have a much safer trail. Think snow ❄️
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We are so fortunate to have such a great trip system. Thanks for all your hard work!!!

Thank you for making a great trail even greater.

Outstanding. That section has been a problem. You guys rock!

You all do amazing work. That’s what keeps us coming back.

Great choice for an upgrade👍👍❄️❄️

Great job guys thank you thank you thank you

Looks great! Thanks for your hard work!!!

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication! We appreciate all you guys do!

Great job you guys!

Thank you.All See you in January

Looks great

Thanks for the great work!

Thank you guys for all you do!

Thank You for your hard work . See you in February

NICE!

Awesome Great work 👍

Thanks for all you guys do cya soon

Thank you!!

Nathan Lee Hennenfent wouldn’t it be cool to go up in the summer

Good job guys

Thank you!!!

Ty

Thank you!!

Thank you for all the hard work!

Nichole Haddican

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