Hardy souls take a dip on MDI’s Sand Beach

Posted Jan. 01, 2014, at 12:42 p.m.
Lucus Temple (left) of Orono and John Mountford of Mount Desert Island celebrate a polar dip in the waters off Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on Jan 1, 2014.
Kevin Bennett
Lucus Temple (left) of Orono and John Mountford of Mount Desert Island celebrate a polar dip in the waters off Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on Jan 1, 2014. Buy Photo
A small group of people charge down the beach for a polar dip in the waters off Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on Jan 1, 2014.
Kevin Bennett
A small group of people charge down the beach for a polar dip in the waters off Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on Jan 1, 2014. Buy Photo
Markings on the sand at Sand Beach in Acadia National Park inform beach goers of the new year on Jan 1, 2014.
Kevin Bennett
Markings on the sand at Sand Beach in Acadia National Park inform beach goers of the new year on Jan 1, 2014. Buy Photo
Polar dippers and observers prepare to leave Sand Beach in Acadia National Park after a morning of brief swims in the Atlantic Ocean on Jan 1, 2014.
Kevin Bennett
Polar dippers and observers prepare to leave Sand Beach in Acadia National Park after a morning of brief swims in the Atlantic Ocean on Jan 1, 2014. Buy Photo
Two men throw themselves into the Atlantic Ocean for a polar dip in the waters off Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on Jan 1, 2014.
Kevin Bennett
Two men throw themselves into the Atlantic Ocean for a polar dip in the waters off Sand Beach in Acadia National Park on Jan 1, 2014. Buy Photo

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