Island is Now OPEN

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Island is Now OPEN

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:shock: :shock: :roll:
Island is Now OPEN
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I talked to Chris yesterday at Park Headquarters and he said Ranger will head over next week to start opening the park. Still some ice here and there but nothing like last year, Chris said more like a normal year. Thats good news, I will be heading out end of May.
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Mother Nature knows the park just opened. Ice out has begun.
I was just having a little fun.
Indeed, there is less ice than last year although I would still expect more snow than normal here and there, as this year's heavy snowfalls came later in the winter.
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Catching that first boat.
I've pondered, is there enough snow for skiing sections; maybe to Lane Cove or towards Tobin Harbor?
The ultimate glade run. 8)
How much would the charge be for transport of ski equipment; could be regarded as any other piece of gear/equipment :?:
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The many wonders of Spring:
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Great series of photos from the webcam.

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Some lucky boat crew made it, and they brought a snow shovel! :D
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No doubt about it now.
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What a difference just one week makes.
Things appear to be getting busy.
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The Tobin Harbor webcam came up recently. Looks like a foggy morning!
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I've been lobbying the Park to add a webcam to Snug Harbor or maybe move the one at Tobin Harbor. The Tobin Harbor camera has never been very reliable.
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