Each monthly update will include recent photos. Usually, these are photos from the Grand Marais area. In most cases, the photos will be those taken from the previous month. For example, the May update includes April photos.
As the ice melted quickly in April, we headed down to the beach to search the first rock piles for the elusive Lake Superior Agate.
The dynamic nature of spring weather in Grand Marais can present us with rainbows. It is often though that one forms right over the bay.
Thanks to several warm days in April this year, most of the snow melted in less than two weeks. This short melt-time allowed the icebergs to deposit their load of rocks without the opportunity for Spring storm rip currents to return the rocks to the lake. This may be a great year in Grand Marais to rockhound on the beach!
Just as the majority of the snow melted, this picture was taken to document near-peak flow. Notice the slopes coated in sand deposited from the melted snow