Category Archives: The Skate Report
And thus ends the 2016-2017 season of the Lake Pointe Skate Report. It melted. The End.Onward to spring hikes and weblog catch-up. Here’s a selection of shots from February: High low in the Silo.
Back on the ice. Did about 5 miles late in the afternoon, and then headed out after dark to try to observe the partial Lunar Eclipse. Like an old Pink Floyd album, it was ‘Obscured By Clouds’ until long after … Continue reading
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
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