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seekingwalleye

atv's to the NW angle????

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I have been wanting to head to the NW angle for a long time and I finally have an ATV this year. Has anyone ever headed to the NW angle by ATV? If so, how long does it take, where did you leave the truck, etc.. I am looking to head there for a long weekend, and with not much snow, was wondering how atv's would do.. thanks for any info..

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All I can tell you is be carefull on LOW with a wheeler because if you get one big blast of snow you will be much safer with a sled.Wheelers are fine with little or no snow but it can get iffy when it blows and drifts.jmo..c63 smile.gif

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I am not sure if ATV's are "allowed" on the snowmobile/bomber trail. It would be something to check out first though. I don't know if it is Sportsman's or the DNR that groom that trail (if it is even groomed).

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If there was a time to take an ATV to the angle it would be now. As mentioned above, conditions can change on LOW in a matter of minutes and an ATV may not be appropriate any more.

The marked trail is for tracked vehicles only(wheeled vehicles are subject to fines) and is maintained by our snowmobile club. If you have a GPS to make your own way or parallel the trail I wouldn't think you would have a problem if you checked all weather reports for the time in mind and be prepared to be stranded as things can change in a hurry out there.

I would put in at the Wheelers point access and time is based on speed. Figure 25 miles or so. Lake has a lot of slush drifts on the south end at least & appears to be rather glare ice to the north so don't plan on making great time.

Good Luck!!

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