Vol. XX – #242- Lighthouse West Natural New Year Area

Report #4088 Photo: LR-1-1-2021


Rain Shower
7:56 am5:04 pm EST
Feels like: 32°F
Wind: 15mph N
Humidity: 87%
Pressure: 29.56"Hg
UV index: 0


(Report by Jim)
Welcome to 2021! To start the year out right, we spent the better part of this morning mopping up some leaking water in the basement. That left a little time to go up to Lighthouse West Natural Area for a short hike. (Leelanau Conservancy, right off Cathead Bay Dr., right before the entrance to Leelanau State Park)  I have a book of 40 locations (The Trails of M22, which covers Grand Traverse Conservancy, Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, and Leelanau Conservancy), and this was only the 18th trail I’ve been able to check off. I’d suggest some boots with traction or slip on spikes for the slope down the lower trail to the lake.

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Anne Slater
Anne Slater
1 year ago

An exciting, eye-tingling group of photographs! Many thanks 1.30.21

Ruth Adams Linsmith
Ruth Adams Linsmith
1 year ago

Your photos are phenomenal!

Judy Armstrong
Judy Armstrong
1 year ago

Beautiful pic! A new trail I’ve not heard of. Happy New Year to the Burnhams!

Dick, in Rankin
Dick, in Rankin
1 year ago

Not nice way to start any day.
It did not keep you from your great photography, fortunately for your followers.
Your dedication is impressive!