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Ash River Snowmobile Visit Recommendations

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We are visiting the Ash River area this coming weekend for snowmobiling. Looking for any recommendations on must see/ride trails and any good places to grab a mid-day lunch or evening supper. We will be lodging at a resort on Ash River so that will be our headquarters.

Any trail reports would also be appreciated. it is terrible cold here in the Northwest hopefully we can get back to more normal temps.

Thanks!

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lureman,

Trail conditions in and around the Ash River/Kabetogama/Voyageurs Nat'l Park area continue to be excellent. Groomers have been able to get to the portages and all land trails are in great condition!

All lake trails are marked and staked. Lake running has become great w/ snow and cold temps the past week.

President's weekend is shaping up to be awesome. Local snowmo club has a medallion hunt starting on Feb. 13 thru the 17th. Ash River-Kabetogama Snowdrifters.

Check out ALL area trail conditions (Arrowhead, Voyageur Trail ((Ash River/Kabetogama)), Int'l. Falls, Crane Lake and Voyageurs Nat'l Park at the club web site too.

Are you tired of ditch bangin' in Hallock? I spent 22 years there doing that! This is God's country up here! You'll love it!

LET IT SNOW!

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We will be up this weekend for a putt. Looking forward to seeing our friends up north. I was thinking about trying some hard water fishing but I know the wife is gonna want to ride so we will be leaving to fishing gear home. Probably will go to the Ledge for a burger and a sodapop Saturday night. Giddy up!

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lureman - places to see...Grassy Bay Cliffs are pretty cool. Kettle Falls is another great place to see - especially in the winter. Not sure if they have groomed that way or not tho. What you'll really love up here will be the beauty of the lakes and what an awesome land trail system we have. Lots of loops - head out one way and come home a different way!

Lunch - Rocky Ledge, Lure Me Inn, Kec's Kove, Sandy Point, Arrrowhead Lodge (all on Kab). Gateway Store (US 53 at Kab corner) for a quick rolla dog, a soda and some gas - sorry - gasoline. Woodland Inn @ Ray, Lu's @ Ericsburg, Thunderbird & Island View on Rainy, Melgeorges on Elephant Lake, Norway Point on Pelican Lake, just to name a few.

LET IT SNOW

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Amen to ditch bangin. The darn wind has blown so hard this winter the little snow we have is in drifts as hard as curb stops. Cross country riding is difficult the prarie fields look like a flat land mogul coarse!

We all look forward to the Ash River visit will be riding Saturday-Monday. Hopefully things warm up a bit as we don't want to freeze the ladies up! Appreciate the listings on places to see and refresh!!

I see you spent a few years here in God's Country, I came to Hallock in 1987. The prarie grows on a guy but a visit to the big wood is hard to beat.

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lureman,

I arrived in Hallock kicking and screaming in 1959 at the local hospital. Finally left the area (not kicking and screaming) in '82. Been a resident tourist of Kab since '77 and permanent resident since 2004.

Where are you staying on the trail? Would like to say HI and see what you think about the area. Just tell me your resort and first name and I may hunt you down.

One trip here (Hallock to Kabetogama 218 miles) and you'll never wanna ditch bang or run the Red again!

If I don't see ya, have a great vacation in the area!

LET IT SNOW

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ODL, cabin 5 awaits you, it will be toasty for your arrival.

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We plan on coming up friday after work. Will stop and top off the tanks with some premium at the Gateway store and then settle in for the night. Really looking forward to the weekend. snowmobiling Sat and making 2x8's with Greg on sunday before I go home. Planning on building a 12 x 30 woodshop in the pole barn and a 12 x 12 garden shed in the back yard for Kathy. Do you think Sam will want to go snowmobiling? I can only imagine!

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I hate all you guys. ;\) Kidding! Some friends are staying at Ash Ka Nam this weekend and I have to miss the trip this year. cry.gif Oh the trials and tribulations of family life. I keep telling myself next year, next year.

Have a great time everyone. My friends are bringing their kids with for their first real snowmobile trip. I can't think of a better place for it.

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Let It Snow,

We are staying at AshKanam, you can ask for Kelly. Just got back from Northwest Angle and two days of riding. It was -35 there this a.m. look forward to warm temps and good ride this weekend.

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Blackbay,

One of these years you'll make it out. Just have to put your priorities in line is all.

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