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Great Skating Season

Skatable ice did not arrive until the beginning of the year in Northern Vermont but once it came we have had good ice for all but a few days over the past two months.  Snow has been sparce (landing on the coast or the midwest instead.  Temperatures have frequently gotten above freezing to help melt any snow that fell and occasional rain storms have zambonied the drifts and lumps off the surface.  Thickness is about half  what has been typical in past years.