A buoy laying on the dry lakebed of Jackson Lake, along with its steel wire and concrete anchor. In the background, Mount Moran and Grand Teton, partially covered in clouds.

Jackson Lake, Grand Teton National Park. October, 2021.

My plans of swimming in Jackson Lake next summer appear to be dashed now that the lake drawdown has turned the swim beach at Colter Bay into a “walk beach”. Oh, well.