Saturday, December 31, 2016

hockey players

I was out for a hour on the snowshoes, as I got home these guys were using the ice covered infield for a game of pickup hockey
Temp was -7

Friday, December 30, 2016

Walk in field

 Neighbors barn is almost done.

 Late afternoon I was on the snowshoes, at the edge of the business park when I took the photo.
The sun had just gone down.

The rain and wind has bared off some of the fields. We had 10mm of rain in the morning and the wind was S gusting to 90 km/h at times.  High temp for the day was 5

Tuesday, December 27, 2016


I was to the wood lot today, the wood shed has a good cap of snow on it.
I was surprised at the amount of snow. I did not take the snow shoes and I was sinking to my knees in the snow.
Warm at +7

Monday, December 26, 2016

Woodland trail

 I was on the snow shoes to the edge of the business park, snow all off the trees.

The trail is about 80% though the woods, about 3 km for the round trip.
Later we were to Montague for the rest of the day.
Temperature was -6 and partly sun

Saturday, December 24, 2016


Late afternoon I was out on the snow shoes for 50 minutes. I went as far as the business park.
Overcast at +3

Friday, December 23, 2016


 Lots of coyote tracks in the fresh snow, this is about a km from home.

I was out for about 90 minutes and the sun was setting as I got near home.
Temp was around zero.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Fallen trees

 I took the buck saw with me on the walk to the business park, there was three places were I cleaned up and moved trees. The first one was easy, the second one really needed the chain saw.

Overcast with light snow with a temp of zero.

Monday, December 19, 2016


 I was ouy on the snow shoes for a hour, to the business park and back.
Even with 10 mm of rain and a temp of 10 yesterday we still have snow cover.

Today the high temperature was -10 but sun rather than rain.
Snow was crusty but still needed the snow shoes.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Wet snow

Snow overnight, the rain. It made for heavy snow to shovel. I was about a hour clearing the drive and walkway.  By 4:00 the temp was 9, at 7:30 it was 8.4 and by 8:30 it was down to 4.
A strong wind from the west gusting at times to 50+ km/h

Saturday, December 17, 2016


I was on the snow shoes for 90 minutes, I went as far as the water tower, logging over 4 km.
Light snow at -4.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Walk in the storm

 Because of the high winds and snow the Island was closed for the day.
I was out on the snow shoes for 70 minutes. First photo is the drifting snow at the business park.

 I was in the woods most of the way, sure glad I didn't need to cross this open field.

In places were there is spruce trees, lots of snow on the trees.
Temperature around -15 with the west wind gusting to near 90km/h at times.
As I post this the gusts are down to less than 60 km/h

Thursday, December 15, 2016

More snow

PEI got another 10 cm of snow in the afternoon. I was out on the snowshoes in the morning for 70 minutes and travelled 3.75 km.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Neighbors barn is taking shape.  A couple cm of snow in the morning, 2 mm of rain during the afternoon.
Temperature around +1

Tuesday, December 13, 2016


 About 15 cm of snow last night, but dry and very easy to blow.

Late in the afternoon out on the snowshoes for a hour, sun was trying to peek out.
Temperature around zero and no wind to speak off.

Monday, December 12, 2016

New barn

 A barn going up at the neighbors, I understand about 60' by 100 feet.

-12 here i the morning, now up to -4 but we got 15 cm of snow since noon.
I was out on the snowshoes for 45 minutes

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Winter walk.

 I was out for a 60 minute walk in the afternoon, still snow on the ground but settling some as the ground was not frozen.
the little bridge still looking good.
It was sunny but a west wind gusting to 40 km/h with a wind chill of -15

Friday, December 9, 2016

Sun a peeking

Late afternoon after I finished with the decorations I took a 45 minute walk to the business park. Other than this peek it was overcast around zero with a 30-40 west wind.

Thursday, December 8, 2016


 I cycled into Charlottetown this morning, by Victoria park there was a flock of ducks in the harbour.

 A view of the mouth of the harbour, the sun was trying to peek out

The Trinityborg was in port and unloading what I think was a load of fertilizer.
Overcast with more wind today, temp still zero. We were getting wet snow in the afternoon, maybe 1 cm.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


 I was cycling for a couple hours today, I was on the new cycling/ walking path on the new section of the highway coming into Charlottetown.

I cycled to Victoria park and took the trail to Winsloe, The trail shown in the photo is near UPEI. The city removes the snow on this trail.
A overcast day with a temperature of zero and almost no wind.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Wood lot

I was to the wood lot to check conditions, lots of snow, I am guessing 50+ cm on the ground.
A overcast and rain type of day at +2