Feb 15, 2018
Trail Conditions Report
Atlanta, Hillman &
David Brown driver
and Michael Brown co
2001 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS
Deteriorating SNOW CONDITIONS
Nominal 2-3" of
heavy pak snow creating poor to fair
Most remaining snow lay in shaded 'woodland'
Atlanta Gas Price
$2.40 for 87 octane
Trail conditions have deteriorated over the passed couple of
24 hour weather at the
Currently it's poor sledding conditions that might
carry through the weekend unless a April Fools
snowfall comes early. We can always hope, eh?
Saturday night may turn out to just be a snowy
After a bit of rain then a lil' snow briefly on
Saturday early night Next chance is a possibility
for some heavy wet snow over the Monday
nighttime hours to Tuesday morn. The snow is to
change back over to rain as the day moves on.
No significant snowfall is expected
for the short term future with exception to
Monday night. If we do get a dose, it's likely
to be short lived.
High temps will creep around the 40º Monday and
Tuesday before falling back to more seasonable
temps mid week.
Nighttime lows should hang just below the
freezing mark to slow down the daytime thawing
March, the month for normally heavy wet snows is
comin'. (whatever 'normally' means)
Ice Fishing has some
good ice with moderate activity for the fisher-folk.
NWS Weather Story
For constant Updated Animated
Radar Images to see
where snow clouds are headed click HERE (Animated
image from accuweather.com)
If you haven't noticed, it's winter and the
roads may be slick as butter.
State Road Conditions from updated web cams
an interactive state map
with road closures, accidents, construction and
more things that might affect your travels
2 bear have been hit and killed
near Lewiston and a number of elk have been hit
on M-33North since the new increased speed
The increased Speed limit does NOT make
Keep the speed down and save a bear, an elk, or
maybe your self.
Relax and leave the rat-race at the bridge.
Patience is a virtue and it lowers the blood
Natural tick repellent spray is available at the Atlanta Hardware in downtown
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 $25,
Velvet Antler Skin Lotion $19
Velvet Antler Sports Cream $19
Velvet Antler Pet Revitalizer (with Elk
ORDER EVA ONLINE with PayPal
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"
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-
available at the
and many business's in town
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