Category Archives: Snow

Smooth Move, X-Cracks

Roller coaster weather; snow, then rain and high winds, then dropping temps. Took the overall sheen off the ice, but melted all the snow and left the surface pebbled and crunchy in spots but still glassy in others. A sunny … Continue reading

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Big Ballroom

The rain and warmth (again) gave way to a(nother) cold snap. I let it solidify a couple days and finally couldn’t stand looking at the sheeny-shiny anymore.  Almost perfect conditions. A fair bit of creaks and groans the first few … Continue reading

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Lake Pointe Skate Pointe

Checked out the upper lake and lo and behold, the wind had cleared off the snow close to  shore in a nice path. Chopped a couple test holes and both showed about 4 inches of ice. Laced up the skates … Continue reading

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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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Mid-March

Some fantastic (for March in Michigan) weather took me out for yet another hike at Proud Lake State Recreation Area. Took a good long hike, and then waited till after dusk, hoping to hear or see the ‘sky dance of … Continue reading

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