Talk about taking the plunge. Nearly 150 people rang in the New Year with a frigid dip in the cool waters of the Columbia River

Talk about taking the plunge. Nearly 150 people rang in the New Year with a frigid dip in the cool waters of the Columbia River

The (polar) bear necessities for 2012

A collection of photos from the Polar Bear Swim in the Columbia River in Trail, BC on January 1, 2012