Sierra Designs Snow and Sand Stake for 30 bucks:
Contrast that with a Minn Kota MKA-28 Drift Sock Harness:
for 31 smackeroos from amazon and 28 bucks elsewhere.
Stay with me on this one.
Next time you're rowing too much and its windy that night ...........
What I was really hoping for with the above description responding to TriBri1 was a bite on the old snow stakes. They had an angled bottom and slight curve or bend but otherwise were what I described.
They were commonly used as multiple anchors in the snow for belays.
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I guess I'm old.