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Posted by: SaulOhio Dec 19 2010, 05:20 PM


Sandusky Bay is nicely frozen over between Dempsey Boat Launch and Johnson's Island. That is one hard, thick sheet of ice. Farther out it gets jagged, and I saw some open areas off Johnson's Island. There are also a lot of big ice dunes that should make for good terrain once the bay freezes over better and they get weathered a bit.

Here's some old video from 2003 at Presque Isle.

Posted by: biohorn Dec 22 2010, 08:20 PM

Pretty cool Saul. Thanks for the link. Is it black enough for skates? Ill be out there in a couple of weeks.


Posted by: SaulOhio Dec 23 2010, 04:05 PM

I think the ice is smooth enough for skates. I've never tried them. I prefer skis.

Its not black ice, except in small spots that were open water for a bit after the rest froze. Everything else is white ice. Some of it bumpy, some very smooth. The smoothest areas are close to shore. That's where I had my best speed runs.

Posted by: biohorn Jan 3 2011, 09:26 PM


Just back.
Any update on local ice would be appreciated.

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