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Offline Trailpatrol

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Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« on: December 10, 2012, 01:06:12 pm »
Well, it finally snowed, and it snowed but good, here in the Northstar State. In my neck of the woods (an hour north of the Cities) we measured 16.5 inches of good-quality white stuff on the ground when it was all said and done. Got out on the webs for the first time, too! Great to finally see our state living up to the hype. Not only that, but it's 9 degrees here. (That's -13 in Canadian.) Breaking trail in deep snow with traditional 'shoes is one heck of a good workout. And so is shoveling it!



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Re: Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2012, 03:37:10 pm »
16.5" is a great way to start off the winter!  I was returning from Snow Trekker's Welcome to Winter event in WI, and spent 5 hours driving through the snow.  It was a tough day to be in the car, would have much rather have spent my day with a pair of snowshoes on!

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Re: Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2012, 06:05:51 pm »
If I end up not working Friday I may head out and break some trail......yes!

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Re: Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2012, 08:15:56 pm »
Now there's a happy looking guy! 

More snow than us here!   We had a pile, then lost it with rain.  Its starting to come back though...
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Re: Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2012, 11:41:21 pm »
16" is almost a s much as what we get up here in a entire winter... We don't get much snow, but we get it early and we have it for a long time....
Hope you have a great winter full of outdoors fun stuff!!
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Re: Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2012, 09:57:58 am »
I've already had to shovel more snow this winter than ALL of last!

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Re: Finally MinneSNOWta again.
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2012, 10:11:50 am »
Well...you folks are making me feel bad...here in the Eastern Townships of Quebec it looks like the grass has dandruff...

I hope it will show up soon...at least I can feel good for the other guy :P