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5 Things You NEVER Knew About Walking On Ice

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If you live in an area that gets a lot of snow, you know how important it is to stay safe when walking on ice. The problem with ice is that it doesn’t always look like ice.You may think you know how to walk on ice, but reality might be different. In fact, some people have fallen through thin layers of ice or have walked right over broken ice without realizing it until it was too late. So what can you do to walk safely on slippery surfaces?

Here are five tips:

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Taking The Time To Prepare Is Essential.

Wear appropriate footwear. Ice and snow are slippery surfaces. This means that you’ll want to wear shoes with a good grip, such as hiking boots with treads or rubber soles like those you’d find on a pair of galoshes. 

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Dress Appropriately.

When you are outdoors, it’s always a good idea to dress in layers and wear something that covers your legs and feet. If you don’t have boots with good traction, consider wearing grippy shoes or other footwear that will give you good footing on slippery surfaces. Gloves can also help keep your hands warm and make it easier to hold onto things like ice scrapers if needed. You may want to consider tucking your pants into socks or rolling them up so they don’t get wet from snow and ice melting off of them as you walk around outside during the winter months.


How To Walk On Ice

Take short steps. Longer steps can cause you to lose your balance, which is dangerous on slippery surfaces. You may be tempted to take larger strides to keep your momentum up – but this can actually be more dangerous than taking smaller, more measured steps. Keep in mind: the less distance your foot travels before hitting the ground again, the better your traction will be!

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We hope now you know how to walk safely in a snow slush. We hope you will be able to walk safely on ice after reading this article. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

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