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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – March 9, 2022

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Open
Snow Cover: Ice base thinning - Different SNOW cover through the trail system
Date of Report: March 9, 2022
Area Report:

Expect ALL Conditions

March 9, 2022 – 11.33am – 22 – High 28 – Low 3 below

Late report today.  Internet went down.

Trail conditions took a hit yesterday.  Evil sun & mid 30’s not good combination.  Today partly sunny & only getting to 28 but it will continue to take a tole.  Will be single digits & below zero every night until Saturday when it will be 10. Will also be SNOW on Saturday evening.  No totals.  During the day starting tomorrow highs in the teens.  Next week SNOW on Monday & then up go the temps.  So this weekend we might hear the Fat Lady Singing.  Stay tuned on that.

As for the trails out on Trail 10E the one way sections that head west back toward Eagle River really softened up & have snirt in areas.  The one way that heads east away from town is still in Good shape with an ice base.  In town sloppy crossings.  Thin in the open areas. Heading north under cover heading toward Bauer’s is pretty good.  Wide open sections are Fair to Poor.  Did not head west but the trail section of Trail 70 that crosses the highway near the Eagle River Inn is on the northside where the sun hits it more & pretty sure it soft & snirty.  Adventure Sledding at this time of the year. 

Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) shows no grooming overnight

The Clubs of Vilas County work very hard to secure easements from private landowners & folks we are losing many due to off trail riding. So PLEASE NO OFF TRAIL RIDING.

Catfish & Eagle lake trails marked & OPEN. Stay by the orange reflective barrels. Surface slush. DO NOT think the entire lake is safe.  Several sleds have gone in the water this season far from the barrels.

Get out & ride might be near the end.

See ya on the Trails !

Holly Tomlanovich
715.479-5185 Weekly Trail Update

News and Reports:


  • 3/12 – Mules UpNorth – 6pm-8pm – Chef Renes’ – 70W of Eagle River at the bridge – 3 miles
  • 3/16 – Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance Meeting – 6pm – PI Pub – Presque Isle – 1 northwest of Eagle River on Cty B
  • 3/17 – General member meeting at Chef Rene’s – 6:30pm – Hwy 70W of Eagle River
  • 3/26 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – 1pm – Trackside – Hwy 45N across from the Derby Track
  • 3/26 – SNO (Saturday Night Out) – 5pm – Buckshots – Hwy 45N approx. 3 miles

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!