Under 7 cm or 3 in.
Danger ! Do not venture out onto the ice. No matter what your activity is, you might get through it, so it's best to avoid drowning.
If ever such a scenario happens to you and the ice breaks under your feet, perform the self rescue method.
Around 10 cm or 4''.
You can start going out on the ice for individual activities without having several people at one place.
Que ce soit pour la marche, la pêche sur glace, le ski de fond ou le patin, la glace supportera votre poids.
Around 15 cm or 6 in.
You can start to gather together on the ice with confidence. You could then play a game of hockey!
And if that's not your style, you can also switch to snowmobile or ATV.
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Around 20 cm ou 8''.
The ice can now support the weight of your car, if it is a light car, such as a city car or a SUV.
So there is no more hesitation for other activities!
Around 30 cm or 12''.
Vous pourrez vous stationner (ou rouler) en pick-up ou minivan sur la glace, qui supportera très bien votre véhicule.
Whatever your activity is this winter, here are some accessories to keep you warm on the ice or in the snow!