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Grayling Trail Report – Fay’s Motel – 02/22

Greetings Sledders,

We have a better idea as to what to expect weather wise this weekend. It looks like scattered rain and freezing rain will start late in the afternoon Saturday and change over to snow sometime during the night. Snow totals don’t look to be great but the wind is supposed to be on blast Sunday.

Hopefully the rain will be limited and won’t be enough to take the trails back to the ice age again. We have no way of knowing and will have to wait and see.

We have focused on bringing all the reserve snow on the side of the trails into the center in anticipation of this and it’s my hope that it all shakes out in our favor. After all we are due for Mother Nature to cut us a break.

Grooming is on schedule and the trails are currently very good.

Ride Often and Please Be Safe,
Keith, Sandy and The Girls

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Friday December 13th, 2019 - 11:06 am

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Kyle MacEachern 🤔🤔🤔

Thursday December 5th, 2019 - 11:48 am

Fay's Motel & Cottages

Greetings Sledders,

I know I'm late getting this off the ground this year and all I can do is beg for forgiveness, well maybe not beg, it's more like an ask. I'm hoping that as time passes my tardiness will be forgotten.
For those of you that are new to this, it is actually a trail report and I am getting around to the trail part.

My name is Keith and the lady standing behind me making sure that my grammar and punctuation are correct is Sandy. After all we want this thing done good.

Together we own Fay's Motel located a mile and a half north of Grayling. We have an acre of parking out back for your tow vehicle and trailer. Park it and leave it, you can ride right from the motel and park your sled by your motel room door when you get back.

This is the year of the 20. Twenty years of owning the motel, 20 years of producing this report and this is the 20th year that I've been in the groomer. After 19 full seasons of grooming I have finally passed my probationary period and I've become fully vested in the elusive groomer's pension. Retirement is just around the next corner.

Alright on to the trail conditions.

We got around 6" of heavy wet snow last Sunday. Not enough to start the base building process which is the bad news part. The good news part is that the ground is frozen and the snow is adhering right nicely, and the trails are snow covered. However, that doesn't mean that you should run out and hook up the trailer just yet, unless of course you don't mind banging off the rocks here and there or cutting through to the sand there and here.

That said or in this case written, we suggest you hold off until we get another shot of snow and we get the chance to start building a base.

Not sure when that will be because there's not much in the forecast. But we are off to a good start nonetheless.

Next report when we start panning.

Ride Often and Please Be Safe,

Keith, Sandy and The Girls and Boys
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We will be there on Monday, the 9th of Dec. and I am praying for No Snow. LOL Sorry, but I hate snow.. Good Luck and see you then.

You Both have done an AWESOME Job for your 20 Years ... Congratulations !!! Hope for Many More Years to come !!!

Congrats on 20 years and always appreciate ya’ taking the time to post the trail updates! Looking forward to sledding soon!!!❄️❄️❄️

Happy 20th anniversary

Thanks for the update!!

Hi

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Tuesday June 11th, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Fay's Motel & Cottages

Shroomers,

Just a quick final update.

Our guest from from Indiana (the great mushroom Picker, Doug) left on Sunday. He picked a grand total of 2, 415, 60 LBS +.
What A GREAT shroomer (and customer)!!!

Talk to you all next year.

Sandy & Keith
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February 22, 2019 | Uncategorized

Grayling Trail Report – Fay’s Motel – 02/20

Greetings Sledders,

What a weekend. Two tractors vs hundreds of sleds. I’d bet on the sleds winning out every time and that certainly was the case last weekend. It took us until Monday but we got all the trails back into very good condition and it looks like they will stay that way thru Friday. After that another ride on the weather roller coaster could be headed our way. At this point it’s anybody’s guess as to how it will shake out.

We took the day off from grooming today to slather a little grease here and there on the tractors and we will focus on some much needed re-arrangement of snow on the corridor at the golf course that is part of the trail thru town tomorrow and we will be back at grooming on Friday. We will be back at our usual weekend schedule unless the weather says otherwise.

LOVELLS TRAIL CLOSURE: The military will be closing the gates on the Lovells trail the first two weekends of March. This closure is due to training activity on what is known as the Range 30 MPRC and the gates block off a safety zone that is meant to keep everyone out of harms way. I will post this alert several times between now and the scheduled weekends.

Next report when we have a better idea what to expect for weather for the weekend.

Ride Often and Please Be Safe,
Keith, Sandy and The Girls

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At Fay’s Motel enjoy direct access to the Grayling Area snowmobile trails.

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Friday December 13th, 2019 - 11:06 am

Sledheads of Frederic , Michigan Snowmobiling

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Comment on Facebook

Chante

Kyle MacEachern 🤔🤔🤔

Thursday December 5th, 2019 - 11:48 am

Fay's Motel & Cottages

Greetings Sledders,

I know I'm late getting this off the ground this year and all I can do is beg for forgiveness, well maybe not beg, it's more like an ask. I'm hoping that as time passes my tardiness will be forgotten.
For those of you that are new to this, it is actually a trail report and I am getting around to the trail part.

My name is Keith and the lady standing behind me making sure that my grammar and punctuation are correct is Sandy. After all we want this thing done good.

Together we own Fay's Motel located a mile and a half north of Grayling. We have an acre of parking out back for your tow vehicle and trailer. Park it and leave it, you can ride right from the motel and park your sled by your motel room door when you get back.

This is the year of the 20. Twenty years of owning the motel, 20 years of producing this report and this is the 20th year that I've been in the groomer. After 19 full seasons of grooming I have finally passed my probationary period and I've become fully vested in the elusive groomer's pension. Retirement is just around the next corner.

Alright on to the trail conditions.

We got around 6" of heavy wet snow last Sunday. Not enough to start the base building process which is the bad news part. The good news part is that the ground is frozen and the snow is adhering right nicely, and the trails are snow covered. However, that doesn't mean that you should run out and hook up the trailer just yet, unless of course you don't mind banging off the rocks here and there or cutting through to the sand there and here.

That said or in this case written, we suggest you hold off until we get another shot of snow and we get the chance to start building a base.

Not sure when that will be because there's not much in the forecast. But we are off to a good start nonetheless.

Next report when we start panning.

Ride Often and Please Be Safe,

Keith, Sandy and The Girls and Boys
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Comment on Facebook

We will be there on Monday, the 9th of Dec. and I am praying for No Snow. LOL Sorry, but I hate snow.. Good Luck and see you then.

You Both have done an AWESOME Job for your 20 Years ... Congratulations !!! Hope for Many More Years to come !!!

Congrats on 20 years and always appreciate ya’ taking the time to post the trail updates! Looking forward to sledding soon!!!❄️❄️❄️

Happy 20th anniversary

Thanks for the update!!

Hi

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Tuesday June 11th, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Fay's Motel & Cottages

Shroomers,

Just a quick final update.

Our guest from from Indiana (the great mushroom Picker, Doug) left on Sunday. He picked a grand total of 2, 415, 60 LBS +.
What A GREAT shroomer (and customer)!!!

Talk to you all next year.

Sandy & Keith
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

thats awesome

Wow

Load more

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Visit Fay’s Motel Website >>>>

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Latest Trail Reports – Quick Links

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February 20, 2019 | Uncategorized
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