Can the snowblower handle the U.P. winters?

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What is a U.P. winter? :-)
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Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and I probably should have asked more specifically about the Keweenaw Peninsula. We get alot of snow, last year we received 176.5 inches at the Houghton Co. Memorial Airport.
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It has been said, the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. :-)

We had a record Ottawa snowfall in February that totalled well over 20 inches. Using my plastic plug-in SnoJoe I was able to get through it by doing it in two stages. I have a little doubt the far more powerful Ego would go through that mess with greater ease.
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Mmm, elephant. Har, har.
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My concern would not be the amount of snow but what the snow is like.  For example, if the snow is a wet heavy snow that is easily compacted, then it would be far more difficult for this blower to move compared to a light fluffy snow that no matter how much you try you can't make a snowball out of it