Ice road

Light weight flood pump for pumping water onto lake ice to strengthen the ice


Construction of ice roads

Drill a 150mm hole in the ice, put the pump in the hole, pump as much water as needed, but to a maximum level of about 5cm of water onto the ice at a time to get as good ice as possible. Then move to the next hole and repeat. Our recommendation is to have boots with crampons on when operating the pump.

The making of an ice road using our pumps :

When the Field Work School students from Boden had winter training they learned to arm ice roads among other things.

Photo: Jonas Skär/Försvarsmakten
Arm ice roads