Monday, December 2, 2013

Brendan Wiltse: Ice Over on Heart Lake

BJW_3086Ice over is a true indicator that winter is here.  While not celebrated as greatly as ice-off, it is a delightful moment for those of us that enjoy the outdoor recreational opportunities that winter brings.  This photograph marks the first morning of significant ice cover on Heart Lake.  Let the winter season begin!

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Brendan Wiltse is the Science & Stewardship Director for the Ausable River Association and a professional conservation photographer. He holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Queen's University in Canada. While not out on the water studying Adirondack lakes and streams, he is often roaming the Wilderness with his camera and dog. You can view is photography at

4 Responses

  1. Paul says:

    I bet the ice is pretty thick on it now.

    • Dan N. says:

      I bet it’s not more than 2 inches thick. I wouldn’t walk over it until at least the end of December, just to be certain.

  2. august says:

    Wow that’s a beautiful picture. I’ll be checking out your website and I hope to see more of your work here, too. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Hillel B says: