Sunday, 31 December 2017

 This shows the channel between Redner Bay and Amanda Is.  There are large areas of slush about 4" deep on 4 1/2" of ice with 1" of snow on top.  Once this freezes there should be about 8" of ice.  Taken Dec.31/17

 These three views show Five Mile Bay near the beginning of the Indian Dock Channel.  I found 5" of ice with about 1" of snow on top.  Taken Dec.31/17

Saturday, 30 December 2017

     I drilled the ice in the channel between Redner bay and Amanda Is.  I found 4 1/2 " of black ice with about 7" of snow on top.  Taken Dec.30/17

Friday, 29 December 2017

 Heading into town at the beginning of the Seven Mile Narrows.  Taken Dec.27/17
 Preparing to head back out to Kineras Bay Dec.29/17.

 Approaching Two Mile Narrows.

This is Five Mile Bay.  It is completely frozen over with more than 2" of ice.  Taken Dec.29/17

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

 Checking the ice near MacArthur Point just south of Redner Bay.  I found 4" of ice with 6" of snow on top here.
 The back of Freedom Island on RH side.

 Joby Island through the gap.
Grooming the snowmobile trail into Kineras Bay.  Taken Dec.26/17

Monday, 25 December 2017

     Christmas morning on Kineras Bay.  Taken Dec,25/17

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

The mild weather has turned the snow on the ice to slush.  Taken Dec.19/17

Saturday, 16 December 2017

The channel at the head of Kineras Bay is completely frozen over.  Taken Dec.16/17

Friday, 15 December 2017

 I broke the snowmobile trail into Kineras Bay today.  It goes 1/2 a mile through the bush.

 Looking toward Freedom and Amanda Islands in the distance.  The channel appears to be frozen over all the way to Amanda Is.  Taken Dec.15/17

 The end of the line.  There is about 3" of ice in this bay.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Kineras Bay froze over last night with -20C temperatures and light winds.  The high today is -14C.  Taken Dec.13/17

Monday, 11 December 2017

  A few photos from around Kineras Bay showing the progression of the ice.  It is currently -15c.  

Saturday, 9 December 2017

     I launched the scoot and hauled my boat out of the water today.  The first signs of ice are appearing along the shore.  There is about 10" of snow on the ground.  The water is still very high.  Taken Dec.9/17