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Grayling Trail Report – Fay’s Motel – 01/11

Greetings Sledders,

It was my turn in the seat this morning and I got a closer look at what’s going on with the trails south of 72.

We have lots of ice as expected and the conditions are fair to good for the moment. I say for the moment because of the traffic and what it will do especially on the high volume traffic segments like trail 7 to Frederic. We don’t have a lick of snow in the forecast until maybe Friday and that just adds insult to injury.

With winters like these why would anyone contemplate doing anything but snowmobiling?

We will groom until it doesn’t make sense to continue and will do our best with what we have to work with.

I feel more comfortable backing off to fair as a rating.

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

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Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 - 8:45 pm

Fay's Motel & Cottages

Greetings Sledders,

At last some good news or at least a good forecast, one that is almost a sure bet. Widespread snow will fall overnight and throughout the day tomorrow. Predictions are in the 4-6" range with locally heavier amounts. I hope we live locally but will be happy with whatever we get.

The groomers have been running with the objective of bringing the outside radius of the corners back to the inside and to get the trails flat in anticipation of the snow in the forecast. Leaving the trails alone over the weekend in terms of grooming seems to have worked based on the feedback that we were able to get from sledders.

As I see it right now the groomers will finally go on our normal winter schedule this weekend. We will be panning the new snow starting tomorrow and will keep at it until the weekend traffic hits.

A word of caution, it will take a lot more snow than what is in the forecast to make the ice a non-issue. The corners will still be icy, the straights will continue to be icy, and the ice will be somewhere below you, how far below you is up to the snow God or Goddess, or maybe they're a couple, who knows.

We anticipate improved conditions. There may even be a " good " rating in our near future and for those of you that have read me over the years you know that means the trails are actually good.

I will get out another quick report on Thursday after the snow quits and I get a chance to see how it's panning out.

Ride Often and Please be Safe,
Keith, Sandy and The Girls.
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https://frederic-mi.com/i-have-a-dream-lets-ride-but-its-minus-11-out/

 

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Jeff Phipps

Bought the wrong snowmobile clothing if your cold at 11 below. Go Klim and you'll be good to 20 below

Lucas Karhoff looks like the u.p. Got more snow

That pic is from Fredrick?

https://frederic-mi.com/not-a-flake-of-new-snow-and-10-degrees/
https://frederic-mi.com/only-another-slight-skiff-of-new-snow-overnight/

 

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Get that Social Security signed up

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to you both!!

happy birthday Pete and Melissa!πŸŽ‚πŸ»

Happy Birthday Pete Kocefas!πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ

See you tomorrow , flying in tonight

Happy birthday!!

Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday Pete...(Bama Gang)

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https://frederic-mi.com/new-snow-overnight-a-whole-1-inch-of-it/

 

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Might be more snow in Detroit then up there tomorrow

nice party!

I hope they are all doing the snow dance.

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