Get ready to get nostalgic as you watch kids have snowball fights, build forts and ride snowmobiles in U.P. in this archival film footage from 1969.

Make sure you have your mittens and bread wrappers in your boots as we take a magical trip back to a Michigan Winter somewhere in the Upper Peninsula circa 1969.

The YouTube uploader doesn't say if this is his historical family footage or not but no matter how old you are you'll enjoy watching these kids have snowball fights and build forts. Don't miss death-defying snowmobile rides with no helmets and kids clinging to the back of the sled and being dragged through the snow.

Three and a half minutes of Pure Michigan, 1969.

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