One of the reasons I love this mountain is being able to enjoy the precious moments. I was heading to the bathroom this morning and saw a ruckus by the office. I looked up to see a fawn barreling around the building. He was testing out his legs. His mother was just sitting there watching him as if she was annoyed. I sat in awe as she let me witness the awesome display of a fawn learning his limits. She later gave him a "spit bath". This is not the type of "spit bath" my mom used to give me when we were camping. Mine involved a galvanized tub and a bucket of water. The crew was commenting on the fact that the deer seemed to vanish while the bear was in camp. It is amazing how nature gives these animals a sixth sense. As soon as the bear moved on, the deer were out and about.
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2018 Mt. LeConte Weather Data (Year-to-Date)
Min: - 8.3°F