Snow, snow, and more snow is the news from the Forest Riders Snowmobile Club! This week we received another 12+ inches of snow and it is still snowing. The groomers have been out all week and will continue to groom as much as they can before the weekend. Riding should be good by the weekend...you may want to make sure you have a shovel and rope. Be very careful riding across lakes and non-tracked swamps. Enjoy the snow!
Even with the bitter cold temperatures, the groomers have been out all week taking care of the trails. On Monday, we received an additional 7 inches of snow and the trails are grooming up beautifully. Trails to Park Rapids, Itasca, Two Inlets, and west and north were completed as of Wednesday. Yesterday, the trails to Wolf Lake and Osage were done. The groomers will finish up the trail system today on County Road 89, County Road 4, and Trail #24.
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The weekend forecast looks to be nice and warm so riding should be excellent! Enjoy and be safe!
The groomer were out on Monday, January 16. The following trails were groomed:
Itasca Park & Trail #11 from the Park to Two Inlets;
Majority of the trails near Emmaville (except Alligator Alley);
Hwy 71 to Lake George;
Two Inlets to Osage.
USXC Heartland 200 Race: Prior to the race, the groomer will be out on Friday on Trail #24 and Trail #31 (County 4). These trails will be groomed again after the race.
Thanks to the groomers, snowmobilers are reporting great trails! Unfortunately, there is no snow in the forecast and below zero temperatures for this weekend. Be safe!!
The USXC Park Rapids Heartland 200 race is this weekend. Check out the route for the race: 2019 USXC Race Map
Prior to the race, the groomer will be out Friday on Trail #24 and Trail #31 (County 4). After the race, they will be grooming these trails to smooth out the race route.
Good luck racers!