9 stunning images of the frozen Great Lakes

While Canadians are pros at weathering winter storms, in many parts of Canada the colder-than-usual temperatures and heavy snow have made this a winter worth forgetting.

Thankfully, as the photos below illustrate, there’s a silver lining to all the dreary weather. Swimming in the Great Lakes might be months away, but thanks to a number of both amateur and professional photographers in the Reddit community, we can still admire their beauty.