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current snow/ice conditions

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Looking for an update on the ice and snow near Crosslake. Will be coming up this weekend and wondering about 4-wheeler or sled? Plan on hitting little stuff, in addition to Trout and some on the Chain.

Thanks!

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Was on Cross on Monday. We were on west side of lake, in truck, and ice was only a few inches from bottoming out my Jiffy. There are some big heaves, and the normal channel that I would stay away from. We didn't go too far out from shore, so not sure about the middle, but we had lots of ice 20" + where we were.

Snow was packed from wind, and only a couple inches thick at most. We saw atv's and sleds out in the main part of lake, and the sleds were MOVING smile.gif The ditches are dirt at best. The bartender at Bridge Tavern said hardly any sleds have been around... I would go with ATV's, as the snow on lake will give you plenty of grip, but not thick.

Good luck, have fun! We caught some bass, pike and craps on small off the chain lake, and plenty of pike on Cross.

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Thanks Box - I'm now wondering if I even mess with pulling a trailer.

Anyone have an idea how much ice is on Trout? Have trucks been driving around out there?

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