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2011 DN Great Western


The Great Western Challenge is the official start to the Iceboating season for those of us in the USA.  It has grown in popularity and this year over 75 Iceboats gathered in a remote Minnesota town called Ashby, which has Lake Christina.  The lake is round, about 2 miles by 2 miles and the ice was nearly flawless! 

For those of us from Toledo, we started chatting this event up after we made the trek to Lake Sturgeon in 2010.  The message we brought back was the fun involved in having an informal gathering and the ability to get some early season practice in before the lakes & bays freeze around our home waters.  Last year 3 of us went from Toledo.  This year 7 (one by way of Kansas City). more...

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