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Trail Report, 2017

Mar 31, 2017 | 9:48 am

The Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed the following: ITS 85/86 The Pole Line, the state road, to Penobscot Pond via Abol, The Logan Pond Trail, Stacyville Road, Stratton trail and the South Twin Connector, we groomed in town Millinocket, but had a drag issue so did not get to Central Street. On Wednesday night 3/29 Jo Mary Groomed the following trails: ITS 109 to ITS 86; Black Pond trail; ITS 111 to the Jo Mary Rd; B-pond; Downtown connector. We plan to groom some tonight, having a few groomer issues, so not sure which yet, will report in. Sled rentals are $200/day this weekend only and at NEOC/Twin Pines trailside to ITS 85/86 we have a book one night and 50% off the second night. Call 207-723-5438/ 800-766-7238 to book. You can park and ride out from here; the River Driver’s restaurant is open for food, gas for sleds, and lodging onsite- 207-723-5438. In town you can park at the Timber Cruisers Clubhouse or you can park by the north woods trading post. Get out and enjoy this beautiful weekend. Ride Right, ride safe and see you on the trails. www.neoc.com 800-766-7238

 

Mar 30, 2017 | 1:03 pm

The Katahdin Region has excellent Spring Riding, some of the best ever. We received 4 inches of new snow earlier this week and some dusting inbetween. Cold temps tonight and tomorrow so we will be grooming most of our system and we will post what we groomed after we groom. The River Driver’s Restaurant is open for gas for sleds and food. 207-723-8475

Jo Mary Riders groomed last night 3/29/17 the following trails: ITS 109 to ITS 86; Black Pond trail; ITS 111 to the Jo Mary Rd.; B-Pond; Downtown connector. Trails that were groomed last night are in GOOD – EXC. shape!

 

Mar 29, 2017 | 11:15 pm

The Twin Pines Snowmobile Club is still grooming the Katahdin Region – will be heading out tonight (just a couple of trails) tomorrow night (more of the system) and Friday night – should be excellent spring riding this weekend. We received about 4 inches of new snow this week, and will have some cold temps Thursday and Friday night. Jo-Mary Riders will also be grooming. All of our system is still open, and we will report back once we have groomed!. The River Driver’s restaurant is open for gas for sleds, food, lodging onsite at NEOC/Twin Pines www.neoc.com – or call 207-723-5438/800-766-7238 NEOC is offering book 1 night and get 50% off the second week. Also sled rentals are $200/day for this weekend only – first come/first served basis. Would love to see you. Ride right, Ride Safe and See you on the trails!

 

Mar 26, 2017 | 7:55 am

Good morning Katahdin! Check other posts for grooming updates from other clubs as of Friday. Last night the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed – Penob Pond via Grant Brook and Whitehouse Landing connector. South Twin Connector – Fair. Wild Kingdom – Excellent except the washout, ppl have made own trail to go around which is not groomed. 1/2 the motel trail – groomer issue and couldn’t finish- Stacyville to Logan Intersection, then Logan Pond Trail – Good Shape. 207-723-5438. River Drivers Restaurant is open for gas for sleds and breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lodging available onsite at New England Outdoor Center 800-733-7238.

 

Mar 25, 2017 | 10:55 am

Update as of Friday March 24th – Last night Thursday the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed the Stacyville Road (ITS 85/86) and The Stratton trail. “Looked flat and good per the groomer.” We also groomed The State Road (ITS 85/86) to Abol and Logan Pond – note groomer update” Lots of Ice Patches on Both trails, Also Large section of roadway showing on State Road coming down the big hill before the park” this probably is the section that was plowed early on in the season so pay attention on the state road.
Wednesday March 22nd, the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club groomed to Penobscot Pond via the Grant Brook Road, the Pole Line, Wild Kingdom Trail the south Twin Connector and the in town Millinocket Hotels. We are grooming tonight Friday and Saturday night. We will report back once we have groomed. The River Drivers restaurant is open for gas for sleds, breakfast lunch and dinner and we have lodging here on site at NEOC/Twin Pines. Call 207-723-5438/800-766-7238.

Jo-Mary Riders Groomed the following trails: Thursday night 3/23/17 We groomed: Russell Point, Parkway Scenic loop, ITS 109 to the Parkway, the Parkway to the old Gun Barrel trail, Ragged Mtn. trail, and the Downtown connector! All trails in our system have been done over the last 2 nights and are in excellent condition. 14 degrees at 2 am,good temp to set trails up. Hope you all ENJOY the ride!!! Jo-Mary Update from 3/22: ITS 109 to ITS 86; Black Pond trail; PP x-over; ITS 111; B-Pond; Greenleaf/Gaunlet Falls loop; 109/111 x-over including scenic loop; Downtown connector; 109S toward Medway. All trails in excellent condition, no dirt, no washouts, etc. plenty of snow!

Shin Pond Village: temps into the mid 40’s wed night; a few inches of new snow and blustery cold temps. Groomed 114S/85S to Whetstone Bridge. *note the Benedicta Club has ceased their grooming operations for the season so if you venture on ITS83 towards Sherman it has not been done in some time now. Also doing 114N/85S/71D to Grand Lake and 85N to 81/85N. The Rockabema club was in 81 from Patten to Shin Pond and continued up 81/85 to make the connection with the Oxbow club. *note Oxbow plans to groom their trails just one more time this week and then plan to be done for the season. Last weekend was a great weekend of riding and were expecting this coming to be just the same. Our grooming efforts will continue as long as the conditions, level of business and surrounding club efforts continue. Get out and soak up the great conditions!

 

Grooming Report: Twin Pine Snowmobile Club

Date Trail Groomed Trail Conditions
Mar 31, 2017 Logan Pond Trail in its entiretyGroomed last night - excellent spring riding conditions
Mar 31, 2017 South Twin ConnectorGroomed Wednesday night
Mar 31, 2017 Stratton Trail / 112 ConnectorGroomed last night, Thursday - good condition
Mar 31, 2017 Grant Brook Rd To Penobscot PondGroomed last wekend - may be groomed tonight
Mar 31, 2017 85/86 State Rd via Abol to Penobscot PondGroomed last night, Thursday - good condition
Mar 31, 2017 ITS 85/86 to Whitehouse Landing side of rockpile and Penobscot PondGroomed last weekend - may be groomed tonight
Mar 31, 2017 Groomed 85-86 from the Timber Cruisers via Stacyville Rd to WhetstoneGroomed last night, Thursday - good spring riding condition
Mar 31, 2017 Millinocket Local Trails, HotelsSome in town trails done last night - drag issue so central st could not get done
Mar 31, 2017 Wild Kingdom TrailGroomed wednesday night - good to excellent spring riding condition - still has washout, but people have carved a trail around it
Mar 31, 2017 Pole Line (ITS 85/86) from Millinocket to Millinocket LakeGroomed last night, Thursday - good spring riding condition

Grooming Report: East Branch Sno-Rovers

Date Trail Groomed Trail Conditions
Mar 18, 2017 ITS83 South - Clubhouse to Cedar Lake, Endless and South TwinGroomed Friday March 17
Mar 18, 2017 SNO-ROVERS N-Whetstone AreaGroomed Friday March 17
Mar 18, 2017 109 SouthUnderstand this was groomed Friday duing the day
Mar 17, 2017 East Millinocket Local TrailsShould be groomed this week

Grooming Report: Jo-Mary Riders

Date Trail Groomed Trail Conditions
Mar 31, 2017 Black Pond TrailGroomed wednesday night - good to excellent spring riding condition
Mar 31, 2017 ITS 111Groomed wednesday night - good to excellent spring riding condition
Mar 30, 2017 ITS 109 to ITS 86Groomed wednesday night - good to excellent spring riding condition
Mar 30, 2017 B Pond TrailGroomed wednesday night - good to excellent spring riding condition
Mar 30, 2017 Ragged Mountain TrailGroomed last weekend
Mar 30, 2017 ITS 109 S Towards MedwayGroomed last weekend
Mar 30, 2017 Downtown Connector to Wiley BridgeGroomed wednesday night - good to excellent spring riding condition
Mar 17, 2017 P.P. X-overPacked Wednesday and groomed Thursday
Mar 17, 2017 The Parkway TrailPacked on wednesday
Mar 17, 2017 109 to 111 X-overPacked on Wednesday night

Grooming Report: Bowlin Matagamon Shin Pond Area

Date Trail Groomed Trail Conditions
Mar 17, 2017 ITS 85 into 114Grooming this week
Mar 16, 2017 Bowlin - Matagamon - Shin Pond areaThe are grooming full system should be groomed
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