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Thursday, January 21, 2010

1/21/10 Finally Stopped Snowing

After three days of almost continuous snow the sun came out! I have little experience with snowshoes and am not a fan of them but decided today would be a good day to practice-the trail behind the house has not yet been packed down ( which was fine with Kelley) and we headed north. When we got to the actual snowmobile trail it had been groomed and the snowshoes were not needed but I kept them on to explore a couple of trails not used by the sleds. When in deep woods the snowshoes worked reasonably well but in open areas with deeper looser snow they were less efficient. After the second unused trail we turned back and stopped for a light lunch(an apple and some cheese) and I removed the snowshoes and carried them until we got back to the untraveled section. I am still not a fan of snow shoes- I've tried three types-and still don't understand people who choose snowshoeing as an activity. A little less than 3 hours


  1. Nice snow scenes! If Kelley is in any of those shots she must be buried in snow. Snowshoes for dogs?

  2. Thanks. Someone else asked about that. If were such a thing she wouldn't wear them.


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