Monday, December 31, 2018

Gravel shoulder

After Saturday's snow and rain all the streets and trails are icy. So I went to the new highway but the pavement had ice under the snow. So I tried the gravel shoulder, not great but doable til the snow was 3-5 cm deep. It was sunny with a temp of -7

Friday, December 28, 2018

Trail at Allen street.

Today I cycled to the mall, then the trail to Allen street, then back to Winsloe.
I was out for a couple hours, I needed full winter dress as it was -10 with a wc of -15.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Local walk

I was out for a 75 minute walk today, first two pics taken at the edge of the business park. We got a light dusting of snow today, less than 1 cm. Temperature was around -11 with a windchill of -18.
The sun was setting as I was on the way home.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Walking on the 25

 On the 25th I was out for a 40 minute walk. Another tree blew down, part of the trunk split right down to the roots.
No snow left in our area but may get some tomorrow.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Cycling on Dec 23

After the rain yesterday I am back to cycling. I was cycling for a couple hours today, I cycled to Allen street and then to the bypass Hwy on the trail. Then took the Hwy to Winsloe and the road home. Sunny at -3 and a 20-25 km/h NW wind.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Saw woodpecker

I was snowshoeing today for a hour or so, logged 6,000 steps.
#1 pic shows that a squirrel was in the tree. #2 shows chips on the snow which means the woodpecker is at work, it is in #3.
Someone was out on the snowshoes before me which makes it a lot easy going. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018


 We had over 20 of snow yesterday. After clearing the driveway I took the Husky saw and walked to this tree, used have used the snowshoes. Took the rest of the branches off and blocked the whole tree.
Temp was -4

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Snowshoe day

 I was out on the snowshoes for a couple hours today, we got over 20 cm of snow since last night.
So the was need of having the snowshoes.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Snow day

Today was a snow day so I walked to the business park and back, about 3 km. I spend a few minutes at the tree taking some more branches, small ones as I only had the campsaw.
Temp at zero so it is wet snow, which does not drift.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Bee hives

First clips taken on Friday, still some snow on trail. Near where the bee hives are location on the experimental farm. The bee hives were a art project a couple years ago.
Second clips taken today, much warmer with a temp of +4 and a very light wind.

Friday, December 14, 2018


 Yesterday I was out on the snowshoes for 75 minutes, really didn't need the snowshoes.
sunny at -5 with a light NW wind

Wednesday, December 12, 2018


I was cycling for a couple hours today, temp -5.  First clip is cycling on the trail near UPEI.
Last clip is coming off the new highway into the roundabout and taking the York Point road exit.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Dec8 highway

On Saturday I was cycling on the new highway and again today Dec10.
Sunny but cold, wind chill was -15.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Cycling near UPEI

Today I cycled from to Belvedere Ave, trail and road to Winsloe and then home.
Overcast at -5 with a light nw wind.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

New highway

I cycled the new highway from the North River roundabout to the Clyde River, bridge not built yet.
Highway only paved to the Cornwall road. Sunny at -7

Down trees

 I was out for a walk yesterday though the local woods. More trees blown down and more trees to clean up.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Winter scene

 This is how it looked one day last week, then we had a wind storm and lost out power for 20 hours

Cycling around Charlottetown

First clips taken Sunday, we had rain overnight and then sun at +5 today so a lot of the ice disappeared. I was able to cycle the last four days, today was the best day. Friday & Saturday I was just around Cornwall streets for a hour each day.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Walking in the rain

 Another bridge across the little creek, a good flow of water running today.

 I walked to the business park and this squirrel was keeping a eye on me.

 And the woodpecker is still working on the poplar tree.

I was out for 75 minutes and travelled 3 km. there was light rain at times with a temp of +4

Sunday, November 25, 2018


Today I walked over to the business park, this redcap woodpecker was having lunch at a dead poplar tree. I was hour for a hour and snow was hard so didn't need snowshoes. It was overcast with a light west wind and a temp of zero.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Trees down

Video from Nov 11 walk at wood lot looking for down trees.


 I was snowshoeing for a hour or more this afternoon, making fresh tracks at the edge of a field.

 Not far from home, I can see the Cornwall water tower on the horizon.

 Still lots of snow on the trees, this trail is in the woods near the ball field.
Temp was -10 with strong NW wind for a windchill of -18-20

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Dead poplar tree

 I was walking in the local woods today, I used the camp saw to take limbs of this that fell partly on a trail.
 A wood pecker must have been getting a good lunch on this dead tree, lots of chips on the ground
A misty rain at +2 and I logged 3 km.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Snow on woodpile

Sunday I was to the wood lot and took a walk around the lot wearing snowshoes. I have a chest mount for the GoPo. Easy to see every step that I take.

Saturday, November 17, 2018


 I was out on the snowshoes today for a hour. I guessing about 10 cm of fresh snow.
 This tree fell on the trail, using camp saw I took off a few branches, next day I will take some more.

 The wet snow is sticking to the branches, by the forecast it will be there for a few days.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Fresh snow

 We got another 15 cm of snow this afternoon, I was out for a 90 minute walk, the watch says 5600 steps. Temp was around -1 and the snow very soft.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Local trail

 Yesterday I walked the local trail to the business park. Luckily this big tree fell away from the trail. But the trees in third photo are on the trail and will need some work with the bucksaw.
Temp was -8 with gale force wind, wind chill -20.