Blogs from Ontonagon, Michigan, United States, North America


North America » United States » Michigan » Ontonagon January 28th 2019

This is Michael's third trip here for snowmobiling, so he's seen quite a large part of the geography here, from 170 miles north to 180 miles east to 80 miles west. He had not been to this very scenic place before, so we decided to ride there today. The destination was Lake of the Clouds near Lake Superior southwest of the town of Ontonagon. It's located in the Porcupine Mountains along the Lake Superior shore. It would be a rather long ride, but we chose to do it today because we're in the middle of a deep freeze this week and Monday was forecast to be the warmest day of the week. Yeah, it was forecast to be a high of 6 degrees. We first rode to Pat & Dawn Keefe's home on Lindsley Lake, part ... read more
At the Hoop & Holler
At Lake of the Clouds
Lake of the Clouds

North America » United States » Michigan » Ontonagon October 12th 2018

I wrestled all morning with the decision to ride today or just lay low at the Gateway Lodge. After having a late breakfast, I started thinking that with the snowmobile pants and all the other gear on it wouldn't be too bad to ride. It was about 36 degrees and passing snow showers all day and WAS kind of iffy. If the temps should drop below 32, it wouldn't be good to be on the road. About 2:00 I decided to give it a go. It's about 75 miles to Lake of the Clouds and with all the right clothes on, it was comfortable to ride. Lake of the Clouds is in the Porcupine Mountains in the northwest of the Upper Peninsula right near Lake Superior and the whole area is beautiful in all seasons. The ... read more
Along US 45
Along US 45
Along MI 28

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