|Seas were choppy on the way over, and supposed to calm as the day went on|
The trips started at home, figuring out how cold it was going to be on the water. It was 30 degrees and calm at home, which meant on the water, with a windchill, was going to be quite a bit chillier. I dressed with 3 layers on my legs and 4 on top, including balaclava and hat. The sun was just barely peeping through the clouds at 11:00 when we set out, so there was a nip in the air.
|The lagoon we anchored in was full of water at a +22 foot tide. I've walked through this area when it was dry.|
|Poot Peak in the afternoon light, heading back to Homer|
|My friends let me skipper the boat back into the harbor--teaching me tips and tricks|
|There's always a sense of relief for me returning to the safety of the harbor|
|Looking over to the mountains we were just at the base of shortly before gives me a strange sense of perspective|