State snowmobile club minds the trails

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Ian Gronau | January 21, 2014

CLINTON -- The sharp dives and rebounds in temperatures recently have made maintaining snowmobile trails difficult, but seasoned riders know that's part of the package.

From their point of view, it's been a great snowmobiling season so far, and they're banking on things only getting better.

If you're not already one of the avid enthusiasts who hit Rock County's 200-plus miles of groomed trails every year, it might surprise you to find out just how ubiquitous the activity is in both the county and the state.

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Wisconsin had 225,000 registered snowmobiles in 2013, second only to Minnesota's 250,000, according to statistics compiled by the International Snowmobile Manufacturer's Association.

In Rock County, there are nine separate snowmobiling clubs along with 14 more in Walworth County. On top of the work they do to maintain their respective portions of the trail system, you often can rub elbows with them at their events and fundraisers.

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