Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Wood shed

 I was to the wood lot today, still lots of snow there.

 I would guess close to a meter of snow on the clearing.

Later I was cycling for a couple hours, The Charlottetown harbour as seen from the park is mostly ice free.

The Confederation trail in Winsloe is still snow covered.
It was sunny with a temp of zero and a light west wind.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Murder of crows

 Today I was cycling for a couple hours, the Irving tanker was in port with a load of fuel.

 The Farmers market as seen from the trail, quiet on Mondays.
Murder of crows getting a drink from this pond near the Belvedere ave.
Sunny at +3 but a strong west wind gusting at times to 50 km/h

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Water in the creek

 After lunch I went to the creek, the water was flowing over the top of the old bridge.
The other bridge is higher and the water was still flowing under it.
We had some rain last night and the temp this morning was +8, now has cooled down to +3
Forecast is for -8 overnight, After snowshoeing to the creek I was out on the bike for 90 minutes.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Warm day

 After lunch I was out on the snowshoes, went as far as the business park.

Trail in the business park woods.
A misty day with a temp of +6. It was a light rain before I got home. But the sun was out later in the evening.

Friday, February 24, 2017

55+ games

I was at the closing luncheon for the 55 plus games at the West River church today.
I then was out cycling for a couple hours between North River and New Haven. Temperature was a pleasant +7.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

New Haven Legion

 Today I was playing cribbage and auction cards at the Legion in New Haven.

Then late afternoon I was cycling, cycled the road to Clyde River and back home.
Sunny with a temperature of+5

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


 I was playing Crokinole this morning at the Hunter River Lions club.

They had 24 tables for the singles, I didn't stay for the pairs in the afternoon.
I went cycled but had the rear shift cable fail 30 minutes after I went out.
Mostly sunny at +3 with a light wind.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Ducks in water

I was cycling for a hour today, I cycled the highway from North River to Cornwall twice.
A few ducks in the water north of the bridge. Sunny at -3 with a 10 km/h north wind.

Monday, February 20, 2017

55+ Winter games

 Cornwall is hosting the 55+ Winter games, I was there as they raised the flag for the start of the games.

Later I was out on the snow shoes for a hour, then watched the Scotties curling.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Great day

After watching the morning draw of the Scotties curling, I snowshed to the business park and the complete trail around the park. I had logged 4.75 km for the outing.
Sunny at +3 with a light wind. 

Saturday, February 18, 2017


 Late afternoon I was out in the snowshoes for 45 minutes, went a far as businedd park

From the tracks, a couple other people were out on snowshoes as well.
Temperature was arpund zero.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Using the blower again

 Drifting snow overnight, almost a hour clearing walk and driveway again this morning.

 Later I was out on the snow shoes, lots of rabbit tracks here in the fresh snow.

I went as far as the edge of the business park, still lots of snow on the trees.
Mostly cloudy with a temperature of -2

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Snow snow

 The roll of snow pushed into the drive by the plow was over a meter high.

 And the pile of snow is as high as my blower can throw the snow

 Later I was on the snowshoes for 90 minutes, hard work breaking trail in the fresh snow

Light snow falling at the time with a temperature of -1

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

43 cm of snow

 We got 43 cm of snow overnight, it too a couple hours to clear the walk and driveway.

 Temp was -4 with some drifting / blowing snow.

I was out on the snowshoes for a hour, really hard work breaking trail in the fresh snow.

Monday, February 13, 2017


I was out on the snowshoes for 75 minutes, the repaired shoe is working fine.
I was it the lee of the woods for the photo so wind not too bad.
We are looking at a total of 30+ cm of snow with the wind gusting to 80+ km/h
It was gusting to 50 km/h with a temp of -1 when I was out.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Broken snowshoe

 A sunny day at -6 while I was out on the snowshoe.

 Just a few clouds in the sky.

I was a km form home when I had a hinge pin break. I was able to get home with it by staying on a trail

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Tracks in snow

 Mid afternoon I was on the snow shoes, I went as far as the business park, the sun was trying to peek out.

My tracks and a snowmobile had made a run by as well.
Temperature was about -10 and a very light wind. It was a nice afternoon for the snowshoes.

Friday, February 10, 2017

24 cm more snow

 overnight we got 24 cm of snow with NE wind gusting to 70 km/h at times.

 Breaking trail was a bit of a workout but much easier on the return.
The row of trees are on the edge of the Business park, about 1 km from home.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Mooneys pond

 Snowshoeing today at Mooney's pond, only 6 in the group today.

 A bridge at the head of the pond.

 A view of the pond from the bridge,

The information sign at a trailhead.. Sunny bur cool, temp -9 and a light breeze.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


 we got about 5 cm of snow overnight. A little bit of rain around noon. Temp went from -12 to +6 by late afternoon.

Late afternoon I was out on the snowshoes and went as far as the sand pile in the business park. The sand pile is getting smaller, Highways crew must be using more.

Monday, February 6, 2017

walk in fresh snow

 I was out on the snowshoes for 90 minutes this afternoon. A squirrel was running up and down a spruce tree.

I was as far as the business park, we had about 5 cm of dry powdery snow, temp was -9 while I was out.