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northern michigan

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by hytech, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. hytech

    hytech Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    well guys its here we have at least 18" and still coming down calling for another 10" today
    how about it guys how much is out there

    hytech
    pellston mi
    ice box of the nation
     
  2. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    So how much you guys get so far this year ? I guess the Yoopers up in Keweenaw Penninsula have over 100" so far this year.
    todd
     
  3. Ice Scream

    Ice Scream Member
    Messages: 82

    Well in the Middle of the Upper Pennisula of Michigan we have got about 50" of snow so far. Nothing in the last few days...only cold weather.
     
  4. wls

    wls Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    Must be good for the snowmobilers, I believe the trails opened up Dec 1st.:)
     
  5. yooper.mi

    yooper.mi Senior Member
    Messages: 154

    Close to 80" in the south part of the Keweenaw with a winter watch for 8 to14" more next 24 hrs. You got to love SNOW.
     
  6. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    down in the southern lower peninsula, we have about 4" or so, got about 1" of the 1ft we were suppose to get yesterday and last night. :rolleyes: gotta love the weathermen/women.
     
  7. Ice Scream

    Ice Scream Member
    Messages: 82

    Well actually no, we had rain in between our two big storms, kinda made a mess out of everything...
     
  8. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    I love the UP. I was planning on going up to my pop's property before snow season down here started, but its to late now. His property is in Silver City, an acre on lake superior. I love it up there in the Winter, but I hate it in the summer, lol. I love the snow up there. Its awsome when those huge waves freeze. Plus, everyone who lives up there is soooo nice!!! Someday I want to move up there. But im moving to Kalamazoo (south western part of the state) for college next year, and they get a ton of snow.

    Let it snow fellas.
     
  9. Five Star Lawn Care LLC

    Five Star Lawn Care LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    my family has a cottage on pickerel lake in Alanson michigan......not to far from you HYTECH....if im not mistake

    its awesome up there....have never been up there in the winter though...faminly has owned it for over 23 years
     
  10. wagonman76

    wagonman76 Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    Petoskey got like 10" and was calling for another 10". Just down the road in Walloon Lake, I got 1 1/2" that first day and wondered what all the fuss was about till I went to work. But then I got two 6" dumpings. So far this year Ive used the little plow more than I did all last season. Works great too.
     
  11. CTPlow

    CTPlow Member
    Messages: 82

    With all that snow and plowable events, not even including de-icing/sanding, you guys,even with the supply and demand aspect of the business, must make and absolute killing.
    Or are your triggers much higher since the people are so used to so much snow, and is the price for a driveway so much cheaper that it pretty much evens out?
     
  12. Ice Scream

    Ice Scream Member
    Messages: 82

    Ya the plowing trigger is much higher, if I was going to use a 2" trigger I would be plowing non stop most of the winter. Not too mention people wouldn't have me plow any more, they couldn't afford it. The last storm with 12" of snow I plowed 1/2 twice and 1/2 once, other then the businesses.