August 2nd, 2008

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Minot Ledge, Den of Serpents

Minot Light

First off, it's not pronounced "min-oh" in the French style. The locals say something like "minnot". Either way, it's a spooky marvel of engineering. We approached Minot Light in heavy fog, relying mostly on GPS and compass readings to find it in the grey haze. Hidden by clouds, it suddenly appeared as if dropped into the open ocean by helicopter. youraverageninj and I had been warned about tides and chop, but decided to check it out anyway.

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route, 7.2 mi