Two snowmobilers go through open water on Moosehead Lake | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME
Two snowmobilers go through open water on Moosehead Lake | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME.
The Maine Warden Service offers these tips for ice safety:
• Never guess the thickness of the ice. Check it in several different places by making a test hole, starting at the shore and continuing
as you go out.
• Check the ice with a partner. If alone, wear a lifejacket.
• If ice at the shoreline is cracked or squishy, stay off. Watch out for thin, clear or honeycombed ice. Dark snow and dark ice are other signs of weak spots.
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