Trail Conditions: Excellent
Snow Cover: 10-16"
Date of Report: January 26, 2023
All the east side trails were groomed by me last night. We are staying out of the cemetery trail, last night and again Thursday night. I’m sure Trail Boss Chad will try to get in there on Friday. With the colder temps coming, that should help freeze up the swamp in there good. The west side was patially groomed, along K to Buckatabon Rd, the D-loop, and 13 up to Rummels Rd. I’m guessing the rest was good from night before since the same operator was out there Tuesday evening. Everything I groomed last night panned in real nice. But I did meet quite a few sleds last night. Most were diligent in getting off the trail to allow me room to pass, or waited till I stopped in a safe area to pass. Most were easy on the throttle when they hit the fresh groomed trail. Then there was the group of 4 that felt the need to power thru every corner I just groomed. Snow didn’t have a chance to set up, so every corner had to be pulled back in again. Luckily, I had to go back that way. If they hit it after my second pass, it would have ruined it for everyone else the next day. So please remember to enjoy the fresh trail, but don’t accelerate out of every corner.
News and Reports:
We have a spot that sleds are riding off trail. This is on Trail 3 where sleds are going past a barrier and caution tape to ride on the ATV trail. We don’t have permissions for snowmobiling on this private land. Please stay on the trail.
If you find a condition that you need to report to the Conover Sno-Buddies like a down tree, water on the trail, etc, either message us on Facebook, use the contact page on our website, or even notify a local establishment. They know how to get a hold of us to fix the issue.
- A reminder to ride between the orange blazers. Along Hwy K West, there were several 100 trees removed this summer to place new electric poles. Most of the stumps are still there. If you were to hit one, it could ruin your trip quickly. Ride Right ➡️ Ride Safe.
- To see where the Groomer is at, check out Groomer Tracker Half the cost of the app comes back to Conover Sno-Buddies to support grooming operations.
January 28th – 1pm-4pm – Chilli and Soup Cook-off at Wild Turkey. Entreries must be there by 12:45pm. Bring a crook pot full of your favorite recipe. Or stop by and be a judge on entreries.
Our annual Poker Run starts December 24th and ends on March 4th. You can pick up game cards to be stamped at several locations in Conover, Eagle River, Phelps, and Land O Lakes. Draw party is March 4th. No need to be present to win.
February 18 – Northwoods Blizzard Blast
Conover Community Park
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
A Flurry of Winter Fun for Everyone!
The Winter Event That Supports Local Fire and EMS Departments
March 17 – Fundraiser at Club 45. Annual St. Patricks Day Corned Beef dinner. Money raised at this benefit go to the Sno-Buddies for trail maintenance. Come out and enjoy a Coorned Beef dinner provided by the Payne Family.