Category Archives: Ice skating

Proof Of Life

Firing up the Lake Pointe Skate Report for the season. Lower lake froze first a few days ago, upper lake took a couple more days. Froze, but then was almost immediately covered with fallen snow. No chance for glass ice/ballroom … Continue reading

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Skate Report

Had some really, really nice skating ice for about 3 days. The clear, really smooth, just  thick enough to hold you yet flexible enough to creak alarmingly, kind of ice. GPS kept acting up and losing satellite reception so I … Continue reading

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Signs of progress

Winter’s back is broken. While I’m not ruling out more snow, things are heading in the right direction! On this evening, the ice takes on a bruised hue as the sun falls.It’s getting rotten around the edges. I guess I … Continue reading

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Windblown.

Snow fell overnight, but just a little. The wind tried to blow some of it clear.Still not bad skating in the same area I was in yesterday. The new snow is thin and cold enough that it doesn’t slow you … Continue reading

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Camera Test is Go

Trying out the new rig. Took photos when I thought I was taking video, except for a couple attempts where video actually happened. Two days of warmer temps made a lot of slush that has now refrozen. It’s lost the … Continue reading

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