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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – December 25, 2022

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: 14+ inches - Base 3 inches at most
Date of Report: December 25, 2022
Area Report:

December 25, 2022 8:45am – 1 – High of 9 today

Merry Christmas!

Frosty cold Christmas morning!   Windy gusts now but less frequent! Slight chance of a bit more SNOW maybe inch or 2.  

Grooming in full force & groomed most of the trail system on Christmas Eve while we celebrated.   Here’s what was groomed:

Trail 10/13 to the Conover connect
Trail 10 aka Wisconsin River Bridge & down to Boot Lk Rd toward Uncle Kent’s
Trail 13 aka Bauers route ALL groomed
Trail 17N to Phelps connect
Trail 1N to Eagle Lake Boat Launch – reminder Eagle Lake not marked
Heading west Trails 10/7/13 that run together groomed to Honey Bear
Trail 17S/7 groomed to the 7 aka Paintball Field trail turn west to the turn around

Trail 3 aka Manske Swamp & Trail 17S from the Trail 7 turn south are still not frozen up enough to run a groom through.  Mushy but you can get through.

Going to be COLD so dress warm, stop often, have a phone with you, and most important let someone know where you are riding.

As to the 2 lake trails in Sno-Eagles/Eagle River trail, Catfish & Eagle.  Neither are marked so not safe.   Daily checking of ice depth.  Should be marked by next week.

One last reminder as you ride you will meet a groomer.   They are big & can’t pull over for us.  So pull over & let the driver direct you.  And oh ya give ’em a thumbs up.  They groom so we can ride!!!


See ya on the trailsToday!!!

Holly Tomlanovich
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club
Proud Groomers of THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD® – Eagle River
715.479-5185 Trail Updates will begin with trail opening

News and Reports:


December 29 5pm – SNO the Thursday edition – Chanticleer Inn – E. Dollar Lk Rd off of Hwy 70E – 5pm
January 3 – Board of Directors meeting- 6pm – World Snowmobile HQ – Hwy 45N – Members welcome
January 12-15 – Vintage World Championship Race – WCDC Track
January 19 – Member meeting – Buckshots’s Downtown – 6:30pm
January 19-22 – World Championship Snowmobile Derby
January 27-29 – Weekend Away to Mole Lake Casino
January 28-30 – Women On Snow

Snowmobile Information:

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration 
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10 – Time to join a club!
Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30
Out of State Trail Pass – $50
Vilas County Map It Trail App GPS style app of all trails in Vilas County.  Plus includes the brown 3 digit emergency numbering system. If an emergency happens call 911 & give them that number.  Find you quicker.
Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours
Snowmobile Wisconsin – Know before you go!