March 22nd 2019
Trail Conditions Report
Atlanta, Hillman &
Trails likely to
have a sloppy
base for sledding!!!
Currently a nominal
10"Snow Base Offtrail
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This weekend deliver fair sledding with
daytime highs in the 40º range. Nighttime lows
should hover around the freezing mark, slowing down
the thaw and giving fair morning cruize conditions.
As the day moves on the temps rise, making a bit of
a mushy sled ride . Then the conditions repeat
through the weekend.
Friday may have some gnarly winds that are to
subside Friday evening, giving way to calmer winds
over the weekend.
There is a bit of a cool down starting Sunday night
when temps drop in to the teens for overnight lows.
This should continue through to mid week
No significant accumulations are expected for the
forseeable future, the same goes for precipitations.
The temps rise to the high 50's come Thursday in the
new coming work week.
Temperature highs Thursday may hover around the
60º in conjunction with potential heavy rains
that could amount to 1/2" of rainfall. Add 18"
of heavy ground snow-pack and you've got a bad
Flood Watch is obvious. With that, think twice
about crossing through waters over the roadways.
Currently, there are a couple icy layers beneath the
top snow layer so be careful traveling across virgin
snow pack. Carefully check the dog paws for cuts
from the ice pack. A day of play may put the
hurt to paws of your playful pet.
Critters are having a heck-of-a-time foraging
through snows at these depths making it extremely
rough for travel, let alone obtaining food and/or
Careful on the trailways and roadways now that the
snows are a bit better for critter movement in
concert with milder temps.
They're beggining to stir and road kills are on the
Be aware and get a grip on the impatience and maybe
lower the blood pressure too.
The Dr. Phil show is probably a rerun anyhow
so no need to hurry home. Give the critters some room and ease
up on the gas peddle.
State Road Conditions from updated
an interactive state map
showing road closures, accidents, construction and
more things that might affect your travels
bit of advice on Bear
from a Montana resident a few years
In light of the rising frequency
of human/grizzly bear conflicts, the
Montana Department of Fish and Game is
advising hikers, hunters, and fishermen to take
precautions and keep alert for bears while in
We advise that outdoorsmen wear noisy little
bells on their clothing so as not to
startle the bears that aren't
expecting them. We also advise outdoorsmen to
carry pepper spray with them in case of an
encounter with a bear.
It is also a good idea to watch out for fresh
signs of bear activity. Outdoorsmen should
recognize the difference between black
bear and grizzly bear poop. Black bear poop
is smaller and contains a lot of berry seeds
and squirrel fur.
Grizzly bear poop has little bells in it and
smells like pepper spray.
For constant Updated
Animated Radar Images to
see where snow clouds are headed click HERE (Animated
image from accuweather.com)
our new norm
Natural tick repellent spray is available
at the Atlanta Hardware in
Enjoy the woods INFORMED
Know What You're Looking At TickEncounter.org
Want to have your tick tested?
Tick Identification and
Offered at no charge by MDARD (Michigan
Dept of Agriculture and Rural Development)
Stay clear of Permethrin
for tick prevention
Do your own research to know why
for components of VELVET ANTLER. It's in there!
If you are in town, stop over at the
All the above
products are produced from the elk raised at the Rose Lake Elk Ranch here in
Velvet Antler Extract
Velvet Antler Skin Lotion
Velvet Antler Sports Cream
Velvet Antler Pet Revitalizer (with Elk
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also in Hillman is the
Thunder Bay Resort
They keep a selection of Antler Velvet supplements
Consider all the
minerals and nutrients the elk uses to get those
antlers so flippin' huge and strong in a manner of
mere months. These minerals and nutrients help the
body cope with arthritis, sore joints and muscles,
growth factors for bone and muscle health.
From those living with aches and pains to body
builders and sports junkies, it's in there!
Side effects of Elk Antler Velvet usually appear
in Autumn which may include growing antlers, an
urge to bugle, scrape the ground and head butt any
thing or any body that comes near your
harem. A slight inconvenience but they do
fall off in the spring.
to an Elk Bugle -
If you hear this in the woods , it'll be sure
to send chills down the spine.
check out the past
Elk Pole Contest!
of the winter elk hunt
Heaviest Elk last year was a 6x7 665lb Bull
The only public
Elk Pole Contest
Get next to nature,
get next to your "self"
For pics of
critters you might see in these parts, check out our
in the North East
Nature Is Speaking
weather conditions for today and tomorrow
NWS Weather Story
For current weather and projected forecasts for the
Hillman and Lewiston area, check out
Local Weather & forecast
from NOAA in Gaylord
For the outdoor enthusiast.
Northern Michigan Trailway Routes for
Snowmobile, Biking & Hiking
Into the Night Sky
Michigan has one of world's
few 'dark sky parks' for stargazers | -Michigan
The Headlands, an
International Dark Sky Park -
-Pure Michigan Travel-
Atlanta Auto Repair
12383 State Street
Atlanta, MI 49709
visit their web site!
Snow Mobile Clubs *
A-Win Sands Motel
hunting and Elk tours)
Food & Drink
Thunder Bay Deli
Downtown Atlanta on the
trail easement north of M-32 before the
Haymeadow Creek bridge crossing
/ Downtown Atlanta
on the East side of
12656 State St,
Atlanta, MI 49709
El Bo Inn -
between Atlanta and
Talley's Log Cabin
State St./ Downtown Hillman
made Bread, Deserts,
sandwich wraps and more.
from post office in town)
ahead for large or special orders!
Elk Crossing Cafe´
12429 State Street (M-32)
open at 6am
lunch & dinner
from donuts to Elk
from the Sno*Drift
& Coffee House
Chamber of Commerce
(Located at the SW
the Laundry Basket
Laura's Hair Salon
Located across from Eager Beaver Mini
just north of downtown Atlanta
Jan 25th & 26th 2018
Result highlights from last years Rally
1st place David Brown driver
and Michael Brown co driver
2001 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS