THE GREAT CANADIAN 150 - FEBRUARY 17-19, 2017 CANCELLED

Trail Report March 16, 2017

Mar16

We received 8-12″ of snow  over the past week; however, it is melting fast especially around  town.  Gates remain locked. Extreme Late Spring Conditions with dirt spots exposed, rocks, debris  and ruts.  The trails are very hard and icy in places. If you are riding, please use EXTREME caution when crossing water areas including rivers, lakes, ponds and streams.

  

Trail Report – March 2, 2017

Mar02

Gates remain locked and riding is not recommended. Extreme Late Spring Conditions with dirt spots exposed, rocks and debris. Again the trails are very hard and icy in places. If you are riding, please use EXTREME caution when crossing water areas including rivers, lakes, ponds and streams.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Whitecourt Fire Department advised they will be on the walking path behind the FIC for the Community FireSmart series being hosted in Whitecourt next week.   The path will be clear of snow from Beaver Creek to the FIC starting this week.  There will be about 140 people walking down this path next week.
  

Millar Western logging in the south trail system

Feb02

Millar Western will be logging (Falling trees and skidding) until the end of April. They will be working directly adjacent the trails.  There will be a few spots where roads will cross the trail. These crossings will be minimized and will be built in a fashion where trails remain passable for users of the trails to continue to enjoy trails. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION AND MINIMIZE SPEED WHEN OPERATING IN THESE AREAS!

Millar Western 2017 plan

TRAIL REPORT – Feb 2, 2017

Feb02

RIDING RECOMMENDATION: Riding is not recommended
CONDITION OF TRAILS: Trails are in poor condition due to lack of snow and warmer weather
HAZARDS: Numerous hazards on trails associated with low snow levels.
GROOMING: Trails have not been groomed due to low snow levels.
STAGING AREAS: Eagle River & Groat Creek Staging Areas are locked and not open to the public.
USE CAUTION: Please beware, that we have industry working in the southern and northern trails in various locations.
NOTE FROM MILLAR WESTERN: Logging (tree falling and skidding activities) will be occurring adjacent snowmobile trails in the south, from now until April. There will be a few spots where the roads will cross the trail, however they will make crossings that will allow for snowmobilers to pass by on trails. There will be no logging during the Rally – February 17-18, 2017.

TRAIL REPORT JANUARY 19, 2017

Jan19

RIDING RECOMMENDATION: Riding is not recommended
CONDITION OF TRAILS: Trails are in poor condition due to lack of snow and warmer weather
HAZARDS: Numerous hazards on trails associated with low snow levels.
GROOMING: Trails have not been groomed due to low snow levels.
STAGING AREAS: Eagle River & Groat Creek Staging Areas are locked and not open to the public.
USE CAUTION: Please beware, that we have industry working in the southern and northern trails in various locations.

Trail Report – January 10, 2017

Jan10

Trails remain closed due to lack of snow. Staging areas are locked. Approximately 6-8″ of snow on trails. Hazards on the trails are deep tire ruts, twigs and rocks. Unfortunately, the groomers have not been out yet.

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