When the bay freezes people take their snowmachines and 4 wheelers on the the ice. There are races and mushing (dog sled races) there in Kotzebue.
My dad and I noticed this guy ice fishing on the bay, and he said that the snow was piled 7 feet up on the ice this year. It is usually piled with 5 feet of snow.
Durning the winter the bay freezes over. There is snow and ice on the ground throughout the year except for two months, then it starts again in about August.
This is the middle to the end of May and the snow is just melting. Kotzebue is not a pretty place. It has no trees, and lots of snow in the winter. There was a blizzard for three days after … Continue reading
These pictures were taken by a friend in the branch. Thanks Barbara!