What a productive day Friday was! The weather actually worked out quite well for us to start the day as we were able to get a handful of supplies delivered before the first wave of storms reached Mt. LeConte. But that didn’t halt our progress. With the bulk of our necessary supplies in hand, the crew was able to move on to the next level of preparations before we can open for the season. Our frenetic pace will continue throughout the weekend as we look to wrap up our annual Airlift and put the finishing touches on the lodge.
Yesterday’s high temp came in at 52°, and our low was 40°. Conditions are currently cloudy, although we actually saw starry skies in the middle of the night. The rain appears to be done for the time being so hopefully things open up in time for the last bit of flying.
You may recall back in 2017 when we revamped the lower section of the grand staircase that leads folks into our dining hall. Well, Brian is back to reconstruct the next flight of steps between Old and New Lodges. Here’s a look at his progress, and we can’t wait to the see the finished product.
Have a great weekend!