We are having a streak of weather that could be mistaken for summer, with the possible exception of many leaves showing non-green hues. Today’s photographs are again from within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The park has a “Trekker’s Challenge,” to hike “all” (13) mainland trails within a year (which I finished this weekend). Dad accompanied me on the most challenging of all the hikes: from the Dune Climb over to the lake (about 3 miles). Since we had 2 cars, we completed the one-way hike by walking along the lake to the old Life Saving Station (about 7 miles total). Where the trail meets the lake, there are two shipwrecks, one on either side of the trail. The one above is a large section of a double-hulled vessel that has a hatch at one end. The other is a partially-buried section (below). Sunrise is from the same hike: we departed early enough to be beyond the Dune Climb and onto the first rise on the trail by the time the sun emerged. Enjoy another banner day today, and get outside if you can!