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Are the lakes safe to skate on?

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by TyTryon, Feb 4, 2007.

  1. TyTryon

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    Don't bother posting the HRM link, it hasn't been updated..

    Anybody know if the lakes are safe to skate on after the weather we have had in the last few days?
     
  2. infatuous

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    Dunno man, I'm not risking it. It's supposed to be cold again this week so I'm gonna hold off till next weekend.
     
  3. tribeachpunk

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    Kind of dumb that the HRM would have a website but not update... WTFsafety?

    I know you're asking about lakes but if you're hard up for free ice that you can't fall through, you might consider checking the Elementry School on the North end of Robie. They've got two, maybe four, courts that are flooded and maintained by the HRM.
     
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    There used to be a phone number. Is it more up to date?
     
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    Yea, should be kept up-to-date considering the warmer weather.
     
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    Where did you find the number? I'll call it to find out.
     
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    Don't know if you saw my ninja-edit or not, but scroll up. :D
     
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    That's a good idea, thanks. :bigup:
     
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    it's usually the same shit as the website.

    I know my lake was 9 inches before the milder weather.... I'd say it's still safe. I just looked down and there is a freshly cleared rink.
     
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    its actually a volunteer group that runs it.... HRM contributes VERY LITTLE to this endeavour. I was one of the original organizers of it...
     
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    O rly? I just assumed it was the HRM since they showed up one night, opened the service shed and started flooding. Good to know.. :)
     
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    I think you'd be safe on them today. Heck, up at Sutherland's Lake they were parking trucks on the lake.
     
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    It has been fairly cold lately, but I would check for thickness first wherever you are planning to go. I saw some people on a pond the other day, which is probably fine, but we haven't had enough cold weather this year to freeze any decent sized lakes.
     
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    That is debatable.
     
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    people have been skating on Kearney Lake all week
     
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    :ugh2: I was on Banook 2 weeks ago and it was pretty solid. It was -15 for two weeks straight.
     

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