Winter still...

It was a glorious weekend here in the city and up on Canoe Lake, but, as Hugh Statten reports, the ice has more than a little way to go still:

“Roy, Derek and I did manage to make up to Canoe Lake last weekend. We were in constant need of better adjectives to describe the weekend as it rolled along. There were no clouds from Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon and temperatures reached thirteen. By Saturday evening the top three inches of ice had melted only to refreeze that night. There were small areas of open water between Mannings and the Crook's cottage but our water hole was still two full feet thick. I think your prediction for Iceout will be very close.”

Canoe Lake (and Marley) from ice level, April 5th, 2008.    [Photo by Hugh Statten]


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