Skating on Trout Lake

Vancouver has been experiencing one of the coldest and snowiest winters in recent history.  And while it is frustrating to walk and drive on surfaces that resemble skating rinks, one of the benefits is being able to skate on Trout Lake.  The last time this happened was 20 years ago.  Despite having a cold I packed up my skates to try it out.  And while ice was choppy and rough, hundreds of people were on the lake