Monthly Archives: March 2013

Snow King and His Ice Castle

One of the great things about Yellowknife in March is the Ice Castle.  Tony, better known as the Snow King, starts building it in November, and its finished at the end of February.  The Ice Castle is open for the … Continue reading

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Frostbitten

The Frostbite 45 Cross Country Ski event happened on Saturday and it was…..SO MUCH FUN!   I had a terrific time.  What an unexpectedly pleasant turn of events.  The main factor in this was the weather I think.  It dawned … Continue reading

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Northern Exposure

Memo to self – get head examined.  I signed up for a cross-country ski event this weekend, but I’m having second, and even third, thoughts about the wisdom of this.  It’s the Frostbite 45, advertised as a 45 km fun … Continue reading

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The Ice Road

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Winter Lite

We were NOT looking forward to a return to winter after our balmy ski vacation in BC, but to our surprise, its been quite nice to be back.  One friend told me we were entering the nice part of winter, … Continue reading

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