- Never go on the ice alone or without telling someone.
- Avoid being in the same are with a group of people.
- Always wear a life jacket.
- Look for large cracks or in the ice.
- Clear ice is the strongest. Ice formed by melted and refrozen snow appears milky, is very porous and very weak. Ice covered by snow should always be presumed unsafe.
- Four inches of ice will generally hold an average-sized person on foot. Snowmobiles and ORVs need at least eight inches of solid, consistent ice.
Brown's Outdoor Retail: Winter Safety Tips: Winter Safety Tips Don't let children play outside in the snow for more than 3-4 hours at a time and monitor them. Don't over exert your...