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Trail Report, 2018

Feb 18, 2018 | 10:01 am

Katahdin Region Update: We got 3-4 inches of snow overnight. Last night Sat Feb 17th – the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club Groomed the following trails: The Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; 112/The Logan Pond Trail; TS 85/86 to Hurd Pond; ITS 85/86 State Rd; ITS 85/86 Pole Line; ITS 85/96 Stacyville Rd to Whetstone. Conditions should be excellent today.

Friday February 16th the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club Groomed the following trails: Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; ITS 85/86 The State Road; 112/Logan Pond Trail; 85/86 to Hurd Pond; and ITS 85/86 to Whetstone; 112/Stratton trail; In town Millinocket Trails and the South Twin Connector and ITS 85/86 The Pole Line. Trails are in good to excellent condition. As always, ride right, ride safe, mind those corners and pay attention on Bridges!  Groomers will head out again tonight.  River Driver’s Restaurant is open from 7am to 9pm, with hot food and gas for sleds.
https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/ More trail reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/ and here
https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine

Jo-Mary Riders Update: Friday Night they groomed: ITS109 to ITS 86, P.P. x-over, ITS 111, 109/111 x-over with the high scenic road + the low road, the Downtown connector, 109S toward Medway, Nollesemic trail, and the Ragged Mtn. trail! Trails are in excellent shape. Flat + Fast

Please advise snowmobilers that there are some errors with the 2018 Katahdin Region Snowmobile Map. Contrary to what it shows on the 2018 Trail Map, 5 Lakes Lodge does not serve food. Also the Northern Timber Cruisers (NTC) is located in Millinocket, the location of the NTC on the map is the location of Wildwoods in Brownville.

 

Feb 17, 2018 | 11:54 am

Katahdin Region Update: Last night Friday February 16th the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club Groomed the following trails: Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; ITS 85/86 The State Road; 112/Logan Pond Trail; 85/86 to Hurd Pond; and ITS 85/86 to Whetstone; 112/Stratton trail; In town Millinocket Trails and the South Twin Connector and ITS 85/86 The Pole Line. Trails are in good condition. We will be grooming again tonight, may even see a couple of inches of snow overnight.
Also – Live Music tonight at the River Drivers Restaurant Join us tonight for a fun evening of intimate acoustic new grass with members of the Yellow Sun Wreckers Band. An acoustic trio, for a fun evening and just a little less rowdy than the usual full sound band. https://www.neoc.com/event/yellow-sun-wreckers-feb-17/
Jo-Mary Riders Update: The temps dropped fast after the sun went down. We got the following trails groomed last night and part of this am: ITS109 to ITS 86, P.P. x-over, ITS 111, 109/111 x-over with the high scenic road + the low road, the Downtown connector, 109S toward Medway, Nollesemic trail, and the Ragged Mtn. trail! Trails are in excellent shape. Flat + Fast / should be a great day on Saturday to ride!
 
Please advise snowmobilers that there are some errors with the 2018 Katahdin Region Snowmobile Map. Contrary to what it shows on the 2018 Trail Map, 5 Lakes Lodge does not serve food. Also the Northern Timber Cruisers (NTC) is located in Millinocket, the location of the NTC on the map is the location of Wildwoods in Brownville.
 

Feb 15, 2018 | 5:37 pm

The Twin Pines Snowmobile Club Groomed the following: Wednesday February 14th Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; 112/Logan Pond Trail; 85/86 to Hurd Pond; and ITS 85/86 to Whetstone. Tuesday Feb 13th, we groomed the in-town Millinocket Trails; to South Twin; The Pole Line and the Wild Kingdom Trail; Monday Feb 12th ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; 112/Logan Pond Trail; 85/86 To Whetstone; 112/Stratton Trail. We will be grooming the entire trail system again over the weekend. All trails are in very good condition.

The River Drivers Restaurant trailside to ITS 85/86 is open from 7am to 9pm with gas for sleds, lodging and hot food on site.  Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/  find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/  more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine and food/ gas other here  https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant

Jo-Mary Riders Update: Feb 14th grooming covered the following trails: the 111 Connector to the Jo Mary Road, the Greenleaf/Gauntlet Loop trail, B Pond trail and the Ragged Mtn. trail. All are in great shape!! Feb 12th: ITS 111,109/111 x-over trail including the scenic high road, a section of the 109 to the Parkway, The Parkway with the scenic loop, Russell Point trail,109S toward Medway, Downtown connector, and the Nollesemic trail (formerly called the 109/83 x-over).

Please advise snowmobilers that there are some errors with the 2018 Katahdin Region Snowmobile Map. Contrary to what it shows on the 2018 Trail Map, 5 Lakes Lodge does not serve food. Also the Northern Timer Cruisers is located in Millinocket, the location of the NTC on the map is the location of Wildwoods in Brownville.

 

Feb 9, 2018 | 11:18 am

The Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed: ITS 85/86 State Road; ITS 85/86 Pole Line; 112 Logan Pond Trail; ITS 85/85 The Stacyville Road; ITS 85/85 via abol and Hurd Pond; The Grant Brook Road and to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond. We received 8-10″ of new snow across our system; Temps are cold and trails are in excellent condition. We did not groom the Wild Kingdom Trail or 112/Stratton Trail. We will be grooming again tonight.
It’s a clear day out there, enjoy the views of Katahdin. The River Drivers Restaurant trailside to ITS 85/86 is open from 7am to 9pm with gas for sleds, lodging and hot food on site.

Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/ find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/ more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine and food/ gas other here https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/[ ]( https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/ )

Jo-Mary Riders Update: Three groomers out last night packing the following trails : ITS 109 to ITS 86 / P.P. x-over / Black Pond / ITS 111 / B-Pond / 109/111 x-over / Russell Point / Section of the Parkway / Downtown connector / and ITS 109S toward Medway. Received 8″ – 10″ of new powder. Grooming will resume Friday pm.
Note: there are some information errors on our newest trail map – “Contrary to what it shows on the 2018 Trail Map, 5 Lakes Lodge does not serve food!!” The location of Northern Timber Cruisers Clubhouse is incorrect – that is the location of Wildwoods Camp – NTC is in Millinocket.

 

Feb 6, 2018 | 2:13 pm

Pictures are from the trails today. Last Night Monday Feb 5th: The Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed to Penobscot Pond via the Grant Brook Road, 112/Logan Pond Trail, ITS 85/86 Stacyville Rd to Whetstone, ITS 85/86 the Pole Line, The South Twin Connector and our in-town Millinocket trails. Tonight we will groom ITS 85/86 via The State Road and Abol. The trails are generally in excellent condition there may be some corners that are icy, we are expecting snow tomorrow Wednesday at 6 to 10” predicted, let’s see what happens, should be a great week/weekend to be out there. Picture from the trails today.

Update from Jo Mary Riders: Saturday night Feb 3 they groomed ITS 111, ITS 109 to ITS 86, ITS 109S toward Medway, and the Downtown connector trail to the Wiley bridge from the 109! East Branch Sno-Rovers – the trails are groomed and very good right now, they have groomed 83 North to Whetstone, 83 South to Endless Lake 109 from Mattawamkeag to South Twin Lake. They will groom again on Thursday after the snow.

Remember – Ride Right – as in Ride on the Right Side of the Trail, Stay Safe and See you on the trails. We have heard some reports from riders around the state saying they meet a number of sleds way over on the left going around bends, and that is just not a good idea. See you soon.

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Feb 2, 2018 | 11:30 pm

We are grooming our system tonight – we will report in once they are done.  Ride right, Ride Safe and See you on the rails. 800-766-7238

 

Jan 31, 2018 | 11:16 am

Katahdin Region Update: The Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed the following: On Monday we groomed 85/86 Stacyville Rd; 112/Stratton Trail; 112/Logan Pond trail; ITS 85/86 Pole Line; the Wild Kingdom trail; ITS 85/86 State Rd to Abol and ITS 85/86 Hurd Pond Trail. On Tuesday we groomed to Penobscot Pond. Trails are in great condition. We are grooming again tonight, things should be in great condition by Saturday.
 
Jo-Mary Riders groomed over the last 2 nights and are in generally in great shape with just a couple of thin spots in the clear cut area’s: ITS 109N to ITS 86; Black Pond trail; PP x-over; 109/111 x-over including the high scenic loop; Ragged Mtn. trail; The Parkway including the Scenic loop; Russell Point trail; Downtown connector to the Wiley Bridge; ITS 111; B-Pond trail; Greenleaf Mtn. / Gaunlet Falls loop; ITS 109S toward Medway; 109 / 83 x-over trail; Should be a great weekend to ride, hopefully we will receive a little fresh snow the next 2 nights. East Branch Sno-Rovers groomed 83 north to Whetstone on Tuesday night and on Monday they groomed 83 south to endless lake and the 109 to South Twin.
Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/  find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/  more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine and food/ gas other here https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/ Ride Right, Ride Safe, and Stay Warm! See you on the Trails!
 

Jan 27, 2018 | 10:33 am

Last night Friday the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed in the Katahdin Region: ITS 85/86 The Pole Line; 112/Stratton trail; In Town Millinocket Trails; Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; 112/Logan Pond trail and State Rd ITS85/86 To Abol and Hurd Pond
Wed and Thursday we groomed the entire system including: In-town Millinocket Trails, and ITS 85/86 The Pole Line; The Wild Kingdom Trail; South Twin Connector; ITS 85/86 Stacyville Rd; The Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; ITS 85/86 State Road to Abol and Hurd Pond Trail; 112/Logan Pond trail and 112/The Stratton trail. Ride Right, Ride Safe, and Stay Warm! See you on the Trails!

Jo-Mary Riders Update: Last Night Friday Jo-Mary Riders Groomed the 109 South and the Downtown trail. Wednesday and Thursday Jo-Mary Riders broke up/packed the following trails: ITS 109n to ITS 86, P.P. x-over, Black Pond trail, 109/111 x-over, ITS 111, B-Pond trail, Downtown trail, and ITS 109s toward Medway: ITS 109 to the Parkway, The Parkway including the Scenic loop, Ragged Mtn. trail, ITS 111 to the 109,and the High scenic side of the 111/109 x-over. Good snow coverage and hard packed trails, look great, only saw a little water on ITS 109 / 2 lane in one spot, some branches are hanging down with ice on them, but the trails packed nice and Flat.

East branch Sno-Rovers have groomed 83N,83S to Endless, and the 109 toward South Twin with in the past 2-3 days.
Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/ find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/ more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine and food/ gas other here https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/ Ride Right, Ride Safe, and Stay Warm! See you on the Trails!

 

Jan 26, 2018 | 11:23 am

Katahdin Region Update Jan/26: Over the past 2 nights (Wednesday and Thursday) we have groomed our entire system including: In-town Millinocket Trails, and ITS 85/86 The Pole Line; The Wild Kingdom Trail; South Twin Connector; ITS 85/86 Stacyville Rd; The Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; ITS 85/86 State Road to Abol and Hurd Pond Trail; 112/Logan Pond trail and 112/The Stratton trail. All trails are reportedly in good condition, ever a couple of areas that had thin coverage have turned out well – e.g. by Jerry Pond. Should be a great weekend for riding, we plan on grooming the entire system over the next two nights. Remember ride right, ride safe and see you on the trails! The River Drivers Restaurant trailside to ITS 85/86 on Millinocket Lake is open daily from 7am to 9pm with hot food, gas and lodging onsite.

Jo Mary Riders Update: 3 groomers went out on Wednesday night and broke up/packed the following trails : ITS 109n to ITS 86, P.P. x-over, Black Pond trail, 109/111 x-over, ITS 111, B-Pond trail, Downtown trail, and ITS 109s toward Medway. Two groomers went out Thursday afternoon and the following trails were groomed: ITS 109 to the Parkway, The Parkway including the Scenic loop, Ragged Mtn. trail, ITS 111 to the 109,and the High scenic side of the 111/109 x-over. Good snow coverage and hard packed trails, look great, only saw a little water on ITS 109 / 2 lane in one spot, some branches are hanging down with ice on them, but the trails packed down nice and flat.
Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/ find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/ more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine
and food/ gas other here https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/
Ride Right, Ride Safe, and Stay Warm! See you on the Trails!
Trails at NEOC Jan 25

 

Jan 25, 2018 | 8:04 am

Katahdin Region Update Jan/25: On Tuesday, we got about 5” of new snow, then 1” + of sleet, then freezing rain and rain. It left us with new accumulation of about +3” over our existing good base. Last night Wednesday the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed: ITS 85/86 The Pole Line, ITS 85/86 to Penobscot Pond via the Grant Brook Road, ITS 85/86 to Abol and Hurd Pond, 112/Logan Pond Trails, ITS 85/86 Stacyville Rd and the 112/Stratton Trail. There is one small section of water on the lower half of the Stacyville Road which is in the process of freezing over. The trails are reported to be in good shape, we had one customer who rode in from Greenville yesterday and said the trails coming in were excellent (this was before grooming), but check it out for yourself, and let us know what you see. Remember ride right, ride safe and see you on the trails!

Jo Mary Riders Update: 3 groomers went out last night ( Wed. ) and broke up / packed the following trails : ITS 109n to ITS 86, P.P. x-over, Black Pond trail, 109/111 x-over, ITS 111, B-Pond trail, Downtown trail, and ITS 109s toward Medway. Trails look great, only saw a little water on ITS 109 / 2 lane in one spot , some branches are hanging down with ice on them, but the trails packed down nice and flat

We are grooming again tonight and Friday night and will report once we have groomed. The River Drivers Restaurant trailside to ITS 85/86 on Millinocket Lake is open daily from 7am to 9pm with hot food, gas and lodging onsite

Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/ find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/ more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine
and food/ gas other here https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/
Ride Right, Ride Safe, and Stay Warm! See you on the Trails!

 

Jan 24, 2018 | 2:13 pm

Katahdin Region Update Wednesday Jan 24: On Tuesday, we got about 5” of new snow, then 1” + of sleet, then freezing rain and rain. It left us with new accumulation of about +3” over our existing good base. Temperatures are currently 21 degrees and falling to about 4 degrees tonight. We are sending out three groomers tonight Wednesday and we will be grooming tomorrow Thursday and will do our entire system again on Friday night. We are anticipating that the trails will set up well after grooming, there may be some chunks in it, so we are encouraging people to ride with caution. The entire system should be good by the weekend. Stay tuned for specific trail updates tomorrow morning after we hear back from our groomers.

 

Jan 21, 2018 | 9:12 am

Jan 21 Update: Last night Saturday the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed:

  • ITS 85/86 Stacyville Rd to Whetstone
  • 112/Stratton
  • ITS 85/86 State Rd, Hurd Pond Trail,
  • The grant Brook Rd
  • In town Millinocket Trails
  • The South Twin Connector

On Friday Night Jan 19th the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed.

  • In town Millinocket behind the hotels, central street,
  • To Penobscot Pond via The Grant Book Road and
  • 112/The Logan Pond Trail

All trails are in good shape except: the iron bridge to Jerry Pond, which has very thin coverage; The Wild Kingdom trail has 2 rough spots/washouts that are passable; The Pole Line has been worked on earlier in the week and is rideable.  As always, exercise caution when riding there may be some icy patches along the various systems.  Ride right, ride safe and see you on the trails.

Jo-Mary Riders Grooming Report – Friday night Jo Mary Riders groomed;

  • 111 Connector
  • B Pond trail
  • 109 South
  • Downtown trail

There is a significant washout on the 111 about two miles north of Route 11 which Jo-Mary Riders plan to work on today.  Thursday, JMR groomed a section of the 109 N, the Parkway trail, the Scenic Loop, the 111 as far as the Jo Mary Road, opened up the Greenleaf/Gauntlet loop and finished with the Ragged Mtn. trail. (Due to lack of snow we can NOT groom to the top of the mountain). A major washout on the Jo Mary road itself was fixed and also one on the 111 trail east of the JM road. The G/G loop has numerous icy spots where the road had been plowed earlier this winter.  Exercise caution wherever you ride!!

Find trail Reports here: https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine/  find lodging here https://www.neoc.com/  more trail updates here https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine and food/ gas other here https://www.facebook.com/RiverDriversRestaurant/

Ride Right, Ride Safe, and Stay Warm! See you on the Trails!