Leisure is the most valuable of possessions. Socrates
It's a beautiful morning up top. The high yesterday reached 47 degrees. The overnight low was 37 degrees. It was 37 degrees and clear at 7am observation. The mountain received .46" of rain yesterday morning. It looks as if today will be another beautiful day, so get out and enjoy it!
Top photo: Running out to Myrtle Point. Above: Poncho party!
My friends and I spent yesterday exploring all around the mountain. We did our best to enjoy the blustery conditions in the morning, hiking out to Myrtle Point in our rain gear, examining mosses and pointing out pine siskins. At 2, there was a dramatic clearing. The storm was almost immediately gone and the temperatures dropped quickly. The mountain felt very alive as the sun danced through the crevices of the spruces and firs previously inhabited by the wind and raindrops...