Monday August 5, 2013 Jenner, CA.
It sure felt like winter was here today
First thing I did today was go down to the local tire dealer and order a set of BF Goodrich tires for my van. The blowout I had the other day ruined the set I had on there and they were old, but still had a lot of tread, so I decided to replace them, as tires are just too important when one is exploring the desert, especially by oneself, like I end up dong most of the time. The tires will be in, in a couple days or so and I’ll make an appointment to get her done, the tires mounted, I mean.
After that, I headed for Jenner to kayak for the day. Headed up the river to Eagles landing where I went ashore of a bit.
I continued on down towards the river’s mouth passing a bunch of seals swimming around in the water on the way.
I had intended to get off the river, but I saw Steve’s car parked in the parking area, so I headed back up to eagle’s landing where I caught up with him. He wanted to go up to Markum hole about three miles up the river, so off we went.
This is one of the seals we found there. It seems to be shedding it’s hair, which is the brown stuff you see.
About this time it was getting real chilly and a brisk wind started to blow too. It sure seemed like winter had arrived today.
We made it to Markum hole were we hung out for awhile before heading on back down the river.
I was fairly chilled when we got off the water and was eager to get home where it should be a bit warmer, but to my surprise, it was cold at home too. Some hot food warmed me up.
Let’s see, I was on the water at eleven am and off it at seven thirty pm, eight and a half hours on the water today, not bad.
Had a nice day.