Busy day up here at the lodge. So far the rain has held off, but you can feel it in the air. Currently it is 51 degrees, cloudy, and the winds are calm for the time being. Yesterday's high was once again 51 and the low was 44. We received another .2 inches of rain. The mountain is quite saturated and the rocks and roots are slippery so be careful out there. Happy weekend!
Today is proving to be like most up here...filled with great conversation, views, and wonderful food! Thanks again Nicholette for another great lunch. I was able to get away from camp this afternoon and do some much needed hiking. The fog was coming and going my whole hike. The temperature currently is 50 degrees, and we are once again under clouds. Yesterday's high reached 51 and low was 47. We received .45 inches of rain during the afternoon and by dinner the clouds broke way in time for a beautiful sunset. Peace
Hello down there!!! Brian here again. We had a brief clearing earlier this morning, but by lunchtime we were socked in once again. Even in dense fog and relentless rain this place is magical! The high yesterday was 51 and the low over night dropped down to 41. We received just over an inch of rain. It is currently 46 degrees with more rain...ugh!! The next few days look to be rainy so if y'all are planning to come and visit us up here, please be safe and have the proper gear. Happy hiking!
Hello down there. Brian here blogging for the first time and wow! Ruthie makes this look easy and let me tell y'all...IT IS NOT EASY! Sorry for not having a post yesterday. I have been all over camp trying to be in the right spot just to upload a photo while my phone dies twice! Being technologically inept like myself, I couldn't think of a better way to show off my skills...ha ha! Yesterdays high reached 53 while the low dipped all the way down to 47 degrees. We received .8 inches of rain by 7:00 am observations. It has been foggy all day with a few showers. Be safe out there.
Hello folks! Writing from the clouds today. Yesterday was beautiful and mostly sunny. The high reached 57 and the overnight low was only 36. I spent most of my afternoon cocooned in a hammock listening to the goings-on of camp around me and reading a very good book! However it doesn't look like anyone is going to get the chance to lie in the sun today as we are completely socked in up here! It's spitting a little rain, but mostly it's just condensation coming off the trees. It is a bit windy and the temperature right now is 46.
Maybe I'll just finish my book inside today...Ya'll have a great afternoon!
Morning! It's a beautiful day on the mountain today! Yesterday's high was 52 and the low reached 30, but it felt warm during the day with the sun out all afternoon. Today is a little on the windy side, but it is clear and cool, around 40. The sunshine is really giving the mountain an extra push to turn green....it's looking more and more like spring everyday up here and I know everyone is enjoying it as much as I am!
Oh my, what a beautiful day today! Yesterday's projected forecast of thunderstorms was met with only .2" of rain and not much storm activity to speak of. The high was 51 and the low fell back to 30 overnight, but there is no ice on the ground, it's already 40 degrees and the sun is shinning today!
Last night the clouds broke open at the last minute and one of the most beautiful sunsets yet this season poured out of the cracks in the sky and set the horizon ablaze with pinks, reds, purples and blues. It was absolutely stunning.
Have a wonderful day in the woods today!
Bonjour, mes amies! It's all wind and rain so far today. Yesterday turned out lovely and warm with higher elevation winds making for intricate cloud formations all day. The high once again reached 63 and the low was only 48. Currently though, the wind is picking up, the rain started about an hour ago, and the temperature has dropped from 48 to 46. So be prepared for wet weather hiking this afternoon and I would suggest a good book to bring up to read curled up in a rocking chair by the heater!
Good morning! Well, yesterday's weather was a pleasant surprise! Not only did it never rain, it cleared up for most of the day and the was just lovely. The high reached 63, which is unseasonably warm (up here) for early April, and the low was only 44. Right now it is 51 degrees but the clouds can't quite make up their minds about whether to stay or go...there is rain in the forecast, so pack accordingly.
Everyone have a wonderful day!
Hello! Another cloudy day for us up top. Yesterday's high was 55 and the low only fell to 44 last night. For the past few days we've been getting pretty consistent storms and yesterday was no exception. The first line of storms hit us right as the llamas were arriving safely, but not pleased to be here. There is nothing quite like a look of disdain from a wet llama...The overall rain fall yesterday was only .73, but the lighting, thunder and wind made it feel like much more! Today has been dry so far, the temperature almost at 50, but I can already hear the roll of distant thunder making it's way across the valley. Pack for rain and be prepared for an adventurous ascent today! Don't worry, there will be hot chocolate waiting for you when you arrive!
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