But this outer beach offered her no possibility of escape.
With permits, people may drive off-road vehicles on the western portion of the outer beach.
He threaded between the dunes to the flat outer beach.
Long Island already is losing beachfront to the rising sea and could lose its outer beaches in the next century.
For the last several years, bluefish, usually in the 4-pound to 5-pound class, have been hitting the Vineyard's outer beach by mid-May.
"We had numerous requests from sports fishermen to have nightly access to the outer beaches," he said.
But significant numbers of those fish usually don't arrive, at least off Long Island's outer beaches, until early May.
Therefore, zero hour was to be half an hour later for the inner than the outer beaches.
The outer beach to the Atlantic Ocean is hardly visited because of the strong sea current.
Camping and recreational vehicles are permitted along the access road running parallel to the outer beach.