Either way, yesterday's paddle with Keith Wikle and John Flemming from Saugatuck to Holland, Michigan, and back again was winter paddling at its finest.
|Cap'n Wikle wants you to put on your dry suit.|
|A light dusting of snow covered the sand.|
|Ours were the first footsteps to disturb the surface.|
|We wore pretty much every layer we owned.|
|Sharon punches out through the minimal surf while John finishes attaching his spray skirt.|
|Paddling along the dunes.|
|The view from the water.|
|The view from the webcam.|
|Back on the beach, just after sunset.|
This morning, we awoke to the snowfall that was predicted to fall yesterday. Our kayaks were blanketed in snow, dreaming, no doubt, about the previous day's journey.