Swinging lakeside hangout

Cooled by a steady breeze off of White Bear Lake, Abe Townley, Jacob Dalhoff and Shea Niccumb adjust some of their equipment while hanging in hammocks in West Park near Memorial Beach Saturday, Aug. 17. The hammock enthusiasts said that the straps are designed so they do not damage the tree's protective layer of bark.

Cooled by a steady breeze off of White Bear Lake, Abe Townley, Jacob Dalhoff and Shea Niccumb adjust some of their equipment while hanging in hammocks in West Park near Memorial Beach Saturday, Aug. 17. The hammock enthusiasts said that the straps are designed so they do not damage the tree's protective layer of bark.

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