GRTA's volunteers back grooming snowmobile trails
December 31, 2018
By RALPH ANSAMI
WAKEFIELD - The Gogebic Range Trail Authority began grooming Friday's fresh snow to form the base of its snowmobile trails Friday.
"We are entering our third season, running with a 100 percent all-volunteer staff," said GRTA president Steve Hamilton. "We're the only club in the western Upper Peninsula to operate like this."
As is typical with early season conditions, club members faced a mixed bag of weather as they prepared to trail-groom in earnest over the weekend.
On Friday, it snowed about 3.5 inches, then rained for 45 minutes, before another...