View of Grand Sable Dunes from Grand Marais.
Boardwalk panorama, Grand Marais, Michigan.
Rock in the stream.
The Log Slide.
Grand Sable Dunes.
Grand Sable Dunes from the overlook.
AuSable Point Light Station viewed from the Log Slide.
Boaters head for the beach.
Walking the beach to Au Sable Point.
Why the beach is deserted: stable flies!
AuSable Light Station.
AuSable Light Station tower.
Light Station buildings with Grand Sable Dunes.
Chapel Falls from the overlook.
View of Chapel Rock from the overlook.
White Pine on Chapel Rock.
The "altar" in the Chapel.
Butterfly butt hair.
First point west of Chapel Beach.
Long view of Chapel.
Long view of Chapel. Looking east.
Spruce with a view.
Can't get enough of that water.
The immensity of the Lake.
Looking east towards 12 Mile Beach.
Carved by a master hand.
Chapel Rock from the west.
The Big Lake.
View to the west.
I'll be in your photo if you be in mine.
Cliff base at the waterline.
The view from Chapel Beach.
Kayak group arriving.
Albino flower group.
After-dinner beach walk.
Western window in the Chapel.
Chapel River and Beach.
Altar view from the overlook.
Look over the edge.
Chapel Rock catches the fading light.
Chapel Rock and Lake Superior.
Layers and holes.
Waves in the rock.
Sunset through the window.
The misty mist and the dusky dusk.
Sunset from the overlook.
Sunset from the Chapel Rock overllook.
I heart Pictured Rocks!
Next day, perfect for hiking the Loop!
Stay away from the edge, they said.
First tour boat of the day rounds the point.
Water and ice plus stone = magnificent.
Long view of Portal Point.
Good view of the cave-in.
Looking down at the herring gulls.
Du Norge hiking partner.
Climbing the cliffs.
'Planet of the Apes' section of the trail.
Sunshine and shadow.
Top of the world, ma!
This finger points the way to doom.
One for mom.
Looking back at Indian Head.
Favorite part of the trail.
Indian Head, framed.
Le Petit Portal.
Mouth of the Mosquito River.
Western aspect of Mosquito Beach.
Side trip to 'Caves of the Bloody Chiefs'.
The human figure in the landscape.
Nerd in the hole.
After a scramble.
Face in the rock.
Sedimentary, my dear Watson.
Watery end. Ledge at the east end of Mosquito Beach.
Around the bend.
Lets walk to the western end of Mosquito Beach.
What do you find? another ledge!
Tour boat passing by.
Waves slap the rock. Watch a video here.
Sunset over Grand Island.
Morning at Mosquito.
Room for two at the breakfast bar.
A closer look.
Fossilized sand ripples in stone.
Goodbye, PIRO, see you next time! Read a short blog about this trip