Chris and I made our way back up the mountain. It was humorous to think the whole way up, I just wanted it to rain on us. By the time I got home, my clothes could be wrung out. It was like walking through a thick blanket of humidity. We came across some kids that had hiked ahead of their parents. While talking to them we discovered they did not have any water on them. Chris pulled out his water bottle and gave it to them. It is so important on days like yesterday to drink plenty of fluids. Make sure everyone in your party has water bottles on them. I drank two liters with out even trying. All in all, it was a nice hike up. We got here just in time. The clouds started rolling in and we heard thunder in the distance. Luckily, the clouds moved out just in time for sunset. After being in the heat, it was good to be back to the cool weather on the mountain. The high was 72º with a low of 53º.
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