Feb. 3, 2016: The Ashland County snowmobile trails are OPEN and in good to very good condition.
All of the Ashland County trails are currently in good, rideable shape and will be “extremely fine” in time for this coming weekend, Feb. 6-7.
Ashland County received a significant amount of new snow Tuesday afternoon and overnight, with Marengo seeing a foot of snowfall, the Clam Lake/Mellen area getting 8-12 inches of snow, and Butternut receiving 8 inches. In the northern portion of the county, the Ashland area received about 10 inches of snow.
Groomers report it will be Friday or possibly early Saturday before the county’s more than 220 miles of trails are completely groomed. Trails 9 and 13 will be groomed on Friday, Feb. 5.
The Tri-County Recreational Corridor from Ashland west to Superior is currently being groomed three times a week and is in very good condition. It will be groomed again on Thursday, Feb. 4.
NOTE: A temporary detour route has been posted on Trail 9 from Ashland to Sanborn.