Hard DC Snow + Ice Ain’t So Nice

How hard is the ice that covers yesterday’s snowfall in Washington DC? I know its too thick to easily make snowballs, but might the ice be strong enough to walk on?

This morning I tested the snow + ice that covers the front lawn of my apartment building on 16th Street – an ice sheet that covers snow at least four inches deep. So how hard might that ice layer be? Play the video to find out:

Yep, now that’s tough ice. Now don’t you wish it was egg-cooking hot instead?

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Married, mortgaged, and soon to be a father, Wayan Vota is in the fast lane to mid-life respectability – until the day his brood finds his intimate journal of global traveling and curses him with the ever-eternal reply “I’m gonna be just like you, Dad!”

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