Ice Racing on Lake Georgetown with Zeb the Duck

Racing Jeeps on frozen lakes is a winter sport.   I, Zeb the Duck, did not race.   I did not drive on frozen lakes, but some humans do.    Georgetown, Colorado located 44 miles from my house, is a great destination.

Georgetown, Colorado

Georgetown, Colorado

We shop there, eat there, view autumn leaves there, ride a scenic train there, but now we have watched Jeeps racing on ice there.   Last Sunday morning we watched Bare Rubber Ice Racing.   Humans and vehicles were on the ice already.

On the ice

On the ice

First stop for humans is the registration area.

Must register to race

Must register to race

To race, you must have a Tech Inspection.    This inspection can be done here early the morning of a race and is good for the season.   You also need a Driver’s waiver, Driver’s License, Proof of Insurance, and cash to pay your entry fee.   This red Jeep is racing.

Racing

Racing

When driving, snow was spraying, Jeep was accelerating and sliding in turns.   This blue Jeep was also racing.

Racing

Racing

Of course, with action, you need to see it; no action in still photos.   After racing, the Jeeps return to the registration area.

Returning to registration area

Returning to registration area

For more information about Ice Racing in Georgetown, Colorado, visit   http://www.OurGangIceRacing.com    It was windy and cold Sunday morning and at times visibility for spectators was hampered by blowing snow.   Dress appropriately and you will have fun.   In a different area of Lake Georgetown, some were ice fishing.

Ice fishing

Ice fishing

Whether you want to race, ice fish, or observe, this is a beautiful location.

Beautiful location

Beautiful location

We always have fun in Georgetown.

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4 thoughts on “Ice Racing on Lake Georgetown with Zeb the Duck

  1. Thanks for reading snd commenting. I am not sure about the thickness of the ice. Colorado state guidelines recommend 12-15 inches thick for a medium size pick up truck. Since ice racing happens most weekends every year, I am guessing ice is thick. Perhaps close to 18-24 inches, over one half meter. There was also a tow truck on site, should anything bad happen.

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