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September 25 South Branch of the AuSable

Jocelyn Trepte  | Published on 9/25/2016
Trip report by Jocelyn
 
This summer has effervesced on me this with travel and family activities, so this paddle was a welcome opportunity to get to know a bit better some of the relatively new-to-me and very active members in the Club: Doug and Lindy Barnes, Linda Farmer, Mark Gottsleben, and Terry MacKay. Jackie, Tracie, Marlene, and I plus leaders Lois and John completed our contingent of eleven.
 
This is the put-in at Steckert Bridge.
 
 
Of course, the photos taken were of the best color on the river -- which had just barely started.
In this one, Doug and Lindy are in their gorgeous light aqua tandem canoe. 
 
Jackie and Lois
 
A wood turtle, protected in Michigan, which may live as much as 40 years.
 
Palls Max and Bella both were along too.