Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Autumn Afternoon at Whatshan Lake

On October 15, a bright sunshiny day that felt more like summer than fall, my wife and I went again hunting for chanterelle at a nearby mountain lake. While we did not find many mushrooms so late in the season, we enjoyed a picnic at a tiny beach framed by forests and the brilliant blue sky. The sky’s reflections on the crystal-clear water transported us into a dream world rarely encountered on our troubled planet. Whether you believe it or not, Biene and I jumped into the lake for a very, very refreshing swim. Enjoy.

17 Replies to “Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes”

  1. I couldn’t find any information about the water temperature there, but I know with certainty it was colder than the water off Galveston just now, which is holding at 25C! It’s a beautiful spot to warm up in after a swim.

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