Icy conditions in the ravine

The late February/early March weather has produced some striking effects in the ravine this winter. Recently, fresh snow was followed by a slight thaw and then by another freeze, producing a sheen of ice on the surface of the snow:

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This is the area just next to the dog park:

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Here is the toboggan run from the end of Humewood:

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South of the Bathurst St bridge, a brave cross-country skier, with dog on leash leading the way, crosses a patch of ice.

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The small wooden bridge between Bathurst and Glenayr is invisible below a thick layer of ice.

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With the current thaw, slush is the prevailing condition.

John Cummings

http://www.friendsofcedarvale@gmail.com

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