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We technically have our first UP trip planned in Houghton for the 28th...we've never had to cancel that trip so I guess we'll see
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I drove by a few trails today and they do not look good. Lots of bare spots.
I will not be going out until we get more snow and wouldn't recommend anyone else does either. All you will accomplish is tearing up land and machines.

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I just heard someone say that they are calling for heavy snow wednesday-thursday in the Madison area, any one else here this?
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Haven't got a thing here in Iowa, not that it's the place to be this early. I'm heading to Superior for Christmas and can't decide if the sleds should go yet. I'm planning to park them at my parents place in northern Ia and run back up somewhere the week after Christmas with a friend from the Cities. Hope they get some good snow again so we don't have to run as far. I'm going to have to keep my eyes open to this site and the weather.

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Nothing yet herd in il jind of suck but hopefully soon

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Snow later in the week. I just sold the mach so its coming for sure

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Sleds were ripping by the house this morning when I was out snowblowing the driveway. I took mine out a few weeks ago on the roads and grass fields but will wait for a little more ground cover before I head out on the trails.

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I just heard someone say that they are calling for heavy snow wednesday-thursday in the Madison area, any one else here this?
I just heard a few minutes ago about 12" on Thursday..... It's early in the week tho. The track could change. Hopefully it does and moves more north!

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This is supposedly the snow coverage right now. I can tell you this much, I'm in northwestern Minnesota, and there is just a dusting on the grass, not the 2-4 that it shows on the map.

Lotsa purple where I live, but 24" isn't really enough. Too much stuff to hit hidden under the snow at this point. Fence posts are still showing... as soon as they're a couple feet under, then it's time to ride!!!

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Ya sounds like down here we are in for it as of now. I hope they are right. I wanna ride.

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Draw a line from Des Moines to Greenbay and that's the center of the Winter Storm Watch. Included are areas on both sides of that line.......

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Yup, can't wait to see what we get...the the wind blows in..

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Got out for the first ride on Sunday, The road had about 2 feet of fresh fluff on it, so I was able to carve it up pretty good without being in danger of hitting anything. Any time I went off the road I was hitting stuff under the snow, so I stayed on the road and had a blast. Couldn’t believe that nobody had ridden it yet! Sled started bogging around 11,000' where the snow started getting really deep and the road steepened so I turned around there (was riding solo so didn't feel too adventurous). This was our first real snow this year, another storm coming in today and Wednesday, things are looking up!!
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No riding yet but as this snow storm moves in threw the end of the week bringing as much as 8-12 + inches of fresh powder in the UP of Michigan I'll be riding. Been dying to ride my new sled that I've had since the beginning of November, don't get me wrong it looks good sitting inside my trailer.

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Got out for the first ride on Sunday, The road had about 2 feet of fresh fluff on it, so I was able to carve it up pretty good without being in danger of hitting anything. Any time I went off the road I was hitting stuff under the snow, so I stayed on the road and had a blast. Couldn’t believe that nobody had ridden it yet! Sled started bogging around 11,000' where the snow started getting really deep and the road steepened so I turned around there (was riding solo so didn't feel too adventurous). This was our first real snow this year, another storm coming in today and Wednesday, things are looking up!!
Wow thats a lot of snow! what kind if sled do you have.
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Wow thats a lot of snow! what kind if sled do you have.
I was riding my 2001 Summit 800 that day, thats my backup sled. I have a 2007 m8 thats getting ready to come out of the garage tonight, it will tackle most fresh with ease.
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