Gogebic Range Trail Authority – Snowmobile & ORV Club Trail Report

  • Trail Condition: Poor
  • Last Groomed: March 07th, 2021
  • Base Snowfall: 28"
  • Reported On: March 09th, 2021 @ 7:56am

Groomer Report

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Tuesday 03/09/2021 8:00am CST Overall Story:   Trails are shot.  Melt is on, grooming has ceased.  Support our sponsors!  Please visit our Facebook page for comprehensive video trail reports.  The most up to date information is on Facebook!

WARNINGS AND NOTICES:   We are begging riders to ride off trail legally as there are 1-million acres of public land east of Wakefield to off trail ride on – please only ride legal areas!  The Ottawa National Forest is 990,000 acres and much of it open to cross-country riding (no trail/road) if there is 6″ or more of snow.  Several restricted areas, contact the forest for further information.  CLICK THIS LINK FOR MAPS, scroll down to motor vehicle use maps.

BASE SNOW FALL:  This is current ground snow depth.

NWS Marquette, MI Next 24 Hours Snow Forecast:  click here

John Dee Snow Central Forecast:  click here

 

Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay US-2 Crossing:

Overall rating:  Fair; Last groomed 02/25/2020.    Please do not ride on side walks near Holiday and try to keep noise down in town.

 

Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield:

Overall rating:  Poor  Last groomed 02/25/2020.  Hills are starting to show some ice strips down the center groove, please ride slowly through this tight section as corners get icy as the day wears on!

 

Trail 2 from Wakefield to Marenisco:

Overall Rating:  Fair  Last groomed 02/25/2020.

Trail 8 from Wakefield to Tula Crossing:

Overall Rating: Fair  Last Groomed 02/25/2020.

 

Trail 160 from Walmart to Montreal River (WI):

Overall Rating:  Fair  Last Groomed 02/21/20.

There are several scenic vistas on the trail:

Bald Mountain “NORTH” lookout viewing Madeline Island/ mouth of the Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior

Bald Mountain “SOUTH” lookout viewing Gogebic Range (Powderhorn, Copper Peak)

Montreal River Gorge look out

Superior Falls Waterfall Complex.

 

11S (Wakefield, MI to Winchester, WI):

Overall Rating: Good Last Groomed 2/21/2020.  

PLEASE YIELD TO ANY AND ALL LOGGING TRAFFIC.  There is a short section of dual use the landowner (Keweenaw Land) has graciously approved us to use along with them.  It is private land and we are guests, please act like it.

11N (Wakefield, MI to South boundary Rd/White Pine):  Closed due to off trail riding.  Please contact Indianhead Valley Condo’s who have closed the trail.

Poor Trail Complaint