Along with the amazing sunrise, the monks hood have made their debut. The flowers are starting to show their colors up top. It won't be long until the mountain top is exploding in color. It is feeling like summer around the lodge. The high yesterday was 72º with a low of 53º. We had an afternoon thundershower that brought over 1/2" of rain. I was just commenting to Chris how interesting it was that we had so much rain this season, but not a lot of thunderstorms. I guess I spoke to soon. I know I have said this before, but each season is so different. This year, we have hardly seen any wildlife. We have a few deer around camp but the fawns have been elusive. We have not had a lot of bear activity. I think we have had one bear come through camp during the day and that was for a brief moment. We are almost to the half way point in our season. It will be interesting to see what the second half of the season holds.
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Please note the the lodge is closed for the winter. Doors reopen March 25, 2024.
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