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Ice Thickness Safety Chart

Credit: Tom Wilkin
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Stay safe during the winter months by using our chart to help determine what is safe ice thickness. Remember, always be cautious. If you are unsure if the ice is safe, don't take your chances.

It may also be a good idea to check with a local expert about ice safety. Bait shops or lakeside businesses may know about the ice conditions. Always be safe and don't put yourself at risk.

Deep down within the frozen brook I hear a murmur faint and sweet,
And lo! The ice breaks as I look, and living waters touch my feet.

–Jane Goodwin Austin

Click here to enlarge the Safe Ice Thickness chart.

 

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