Category Archives: 2018 Season

Great Pond Belgrade: Queen of Lakes

Many of us were awed by the photo Lee Spiller had shared of endless smooth ice on Great Pond, Belgrade, about 10 miles north of Augusta. So I arrived there just at 9AM Wednesday not to miss a single minute. … Continue reading

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Great Pond 12-12

The only thing I can say about yesterday is to repeat what everyone else told me over and over: that this was the best day ever, Hands Down. Amazing ice, excellent wind, the drama of blowing snow yet agin revealing … Continue reading

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Great Pond Update:

Lee and Karin skated all around Hoyt Island and found the east side to be flawless, but the west side, the plate directly north from the pits, had some old pressure ridges and one water filled depression about halfway along … Continue reading

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Great Pond Belgrade Awsome and ON!!

Lee Spiller is skating and scouting Great Pond as we speak. He sends this: The ice is 6″+ and grade 10++. They launched from the boat launch, which has a thin covering of hard packed snow, and skated to Hoyt, … Continue reading

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Contoocook Lake NH

We’ve been hearing about the fabulous ice in New Hampshire. Here’s a video of one of them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=Ep4H23VSEDI

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Pushaw a Wrap

As the sun was going down and the last trailer hauled up the ramp, a clutch of DN’s could still be seen in the near bay milking every last puff of the dying breeze, The wind was on again off … Continue reading

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Pushaw a Wrap

As the sun was going down and the last trailer hauled up the ramp, a clutch of DN’s could still be seen in the near bay milking every last puff of the dying breeze, The wind was on again off … Continue reading

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