Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Lake Michigan: Your Year Around Swim Destination

Next Swim:  Saturday?

Last Swim:  Tuesday November 22nd 2PM
Water: 39!! Choppy and Murky

Crew:  Diablo, Itch, while I took pictures from shore

So the weather is wintery and the water temp has fallen into the 30s, so I assumed, as I think any reasonable person would, swim season was over.  The key word being "reasonable".  I ran into Diablo today and he told me he and Itch were swimming at two.  I thought he was joking but for once he was not.  Photographic proof below.  (If you look closely you will see that they swam in opposite directions.  I didn't ask why, just one more unexplainable Kru phenomenon.)

So the water temperature can only go down a few more degrees to 32, so I figure what the heck, let's just swim all year!  Drill through the ice, if necessary.  Are you with us?!  (Not actually me I am using the rhetorical "us", I mean Itch and Diablo and whoever else is completely nuts.  My job will be to point out where to chip the bodies out of the ice)








6 comments:

Dragonfly Riffraff said...

Looks awesome, was hoping to join in a Turkey Day swim but I have a slight bronchial disturbance, not sailing either!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone"

Wytosk said...

I 'swam' on thursday - ouch. But I just went for the forst of many swims in Tulum and I may never return.

Mark MeyerRD said...

I ran by Klode last night and they were still working on the wall!

Gumdrop said...

That'll keep those krazy Klode riffraff out.

Waterbug08 said...

Swam 11/26- approx 40 degree water and air- crystal clear- stunning
will continue to go until it freezes over- then ill get my ax =)

~Nanook

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