December 05th, 2015
It's a beautiful, warm morning up top. The high yesterday reached 39 degrees. The overnight low was 27 degrees. It was 34 degrees and clear at 7am observation. The mountain received no new precipitation yesterday. I would bet that there are still some patches of ice along the trail, but nothing that would require traction just yet. I am stuck up here with a sore throat and a cold, so get out and enjoy the trails for me!
12/5/2015 09:20:58 am
Good picture---but I can't make out what it is. Probably will be very simple after someone describes what is in the picture. Thanks.
12/5/2015 10:41:52 am
It is a yellow salamander!
12/5/2015 10:42:07 am
It's a salamander, but I'm not sure what kind.
12/5/2015 10:56:59 am
12/5/2015 10:24:28 pm
We live in the salamander capital of the world and I have my doubts. That's quite a loooong tail on that salamander.
12/5/2015 09:37:03 am
Hope you feel better real soon.
12/5/2015 01:50:21 pm
Is the salamander on ice?
12/5/2015 08:04:18 pm
Or under ice?
12/5/2015 06:40:35 pm
Run fer yer lives !! It's a GOLLYWAMPUS !!!
12/5/2015 07:14:41 pm
Hope you feel better quickly, JP!
12/6/2015 11:08:41 am
I believe that the salamander is a Two Lined ( 3") or a Long Tailed (5"). Both are similar in color and native to the area.
12/6/2015 09:43:41 pm
Enjoy all your posts. Hope you are feeling better tonight.
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