Making the ice road: Outside Tsiigehtchic

Making an ice road sometimes means flooding with water. You add a few inches. wait for it to freeze, and then repeat later.

Here, a crew outside Tsiigehtchic uses a water sprayer across the frozen Mackenzie and Arctic Red rivers, to solidify the ice crossing for the winter season.

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3 responses to “Making the ice road: Outside Tsiigehtchic

  1. Fascinating! Thank you for showing those of us living down south how an ice road is built. Sure looks different than when we were there in the summer. Keep up the newsy blogs.

  2. that was quite educational, thanks for sharing that 🙂

  3. WE IN ONTARIO DO THE OPPOSITE—SPRAY SALT TO MELT THE ICE,

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