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August 22 Sturgeon River
Lesson learned: don't get too far ahead of the group.
People: John & Lois - the fearless leaders, Ron - the lumberjack, Kathleen - the peel-out queen, Jocelyn - the Ansel Adams clone, Tracie - the driver, Jackie - the announcer & shoe trader, Glenn - the savior & sweep.
It was a perfect late summer day. The late summer wildflowers were in bloom, the humidity was down, the bugs were gone, and we had a group of great friends on a beautiful river.
Photos by John, Jocelyn, and Glenn
Everyone in kayaks did otter launches to keep their feet dry
The three people in canoes just stepped into their canoes
Ron showed people how to make a splash at the first drop
The skies were picture perfect all day
John gets ready for the waves after the second drop
Kayaks look like colorful water bugs from the bridge
High bush cranberry lined the banks of the river
Lunch at Rondo Road Access
Woodchuck along the bank
An early sign of fall
In spots along the river, cedars created a canopy
John delivers Glenn's first aid kit while Ron continues to saw the tree blocking the river.
A path has been cleared
These folks would never support an alcohol ban
The photo of the day from Jocelyn the group as seen from the first bridge