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Local Trail Conditions
updated: Monday, March 03, 2003
The Sebec Lake Weather Station reports that six inches of new snow fell on Sunday March 2nd. The station is now reporting total of seventeen inches of snow on ground.

The local snowmobile clubs are busy grooming the local trails, the clubs are reporting trail conditions as good over all.

If you would like to obtain a free copy of the Southern Piscataquis County Snowmobile Map, contact the Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce at the following address:

P.O. Box 376
Dover-Foxcroft Me 04426
Regional Snowmobile Clubs
Abbot: Big Pine SC PO Box 13 Abbott Me 04406
Atkinson: Cold Smoke Riders 101 Stagecoach Road Atkinson Me 04426
Brownville: Brownville SC PO Box 296 Brownville Me 04414
Brownville: Ebeeme SC L. Fair RR 1 Box 690 Brownville 04414
Charleston: Stump Jumpers SC 9 Dover Road Charleston me 04422
Dover-Foxcroft: Piscataquis Valley SC PO Box 52 Dover-Foxcroft Me 04426
Dexter: Wassookeag Snowmobile Club PO Box121 Dexter Me 04930
Garland Frosty Valley Snow Sledders PO Box 99 Garland Me 04930
Guilford: Four winds SC PO Box 543 Guilford Me 04443
Milo: Devil Sledders INC: Route 2 Box130C Milo Me 04463
Monson: Narrow Gauge Riders PO box 296 Monson 04464
Parkman: TrailBlazers SC 15 Libby Lane Parkman 04443
Sebec: Big Bear SC PO Box 21 Sebec Me 04481
Sebec: SC @ Sebec Fire Dept on the North Road

Snowmobile Trail Map of Central Maine
The Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce now has the new edition of the Snowmobile Trail Map of Central Maine and would like to thank the following businesses for sponsoring the 2002 edition of the Snowmobile Trail Map of Central Maine.
Restaurants Lodging
The Black Frog - Greenville
Angie's Restaurant - Milo
Bear Den Restaurant & Traven - Dover-Foxcroft
Drake's Restaurant - Guilford
Subway - Dover-Foxcroft & Guilford
Spring Creek BQ - Monson
Smith' Grocery & Lunch - Brownville
Covered Bridge Motel & Restaurant - Guilford
The River - Guilford
Peaks Kenny Motor Lodge - Dover-Foxcroft
Covered Bridge Motel & Restaurant - Guilford
Brewster Inn - Dexter
Shaw's Boarding Home - Monson
Convenience Store Super Markets
Trafton Family Affair - Abbot
C & J Variety Store - Milo
Mountain's Market - Dover-Foxcroft
Irving Mainway - Dover-Foxcroft
AE Robinson - Sangerville, Dexter, East Corinth Guilford, Monson, Brownville. Pittsfield Dover-Foxcroft, Corinna
Ruben's Country Store - Milo
Milo Farmer's Union - Milo
Bud's Shop N Save - Dexter & Newport
Snowmobile Dealers Miscellaneous
Northwood Outfitters - Greenville
Conrad's Sales & Services - Abbot
Moosehead Motor Sports - Greenville
Cat Trax - LaGrange
Webber Hardware - Dover-Foxcroft
Dover Auto Part - Dover-Foxcroft
Chase & Kimball Oil - Dover-Foxcroft
French Construction - Guilford
Skowhegan Saving Bank - Dexter
Bangor Saving Bank - Dover-Foxcroft
Dexter Federal Credit Union - Dexter, Dover-Foxcroft, Guilford, Greenville
Mayo Regional Hospital - Dover-Foxcroft
Northern Light Family Entertainment Center - Dover-Foxcroft
AMB Sighs - Dover-Foxcroft
White Tail Golf Course - Charleston

News from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office says according to the American Pulpwood Association, safe ice depends on how many people or tons are on it. These thicknesses are for solid, clear blue/black ice on ponds and lakes.
2 inches - one person on foot
3 inches - group in single file
7 1/2 inches - passenger car (2 ton gross)
8 inches - light truck (2 1/2 ton gross)
10 inches - medium truck (3 1/2 ton gross)
12 inches - heavy truck (8 ton gross)
15 inches - 10 tons
30 inches - 70 tons
36 inches - 100 tons

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