"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather."- John Ruskin
That was one crazy night of wind. We received a little over half an inch of rain, but the wind was ridiculous. The good news is the snow is melting at a record pace. I see grass that I have not seen in two and half weeks. The high yesterday was 57 with a low of 36. It is not raining at the moment, but the wind is still outragous. The llamas will not be making it up today. There are some rather large trees that came down over night on Trillium Gap trail. I am sure there are more trees down on other trails. I will know more once hikers make it up. If you are hiking up today, take your time and be safe out there.
Boulevard trail update - the park service has closed the Boulevard trail due to downed trees, broken cables, and icy patches that are north facing and take awhile to melt. They do not have the man power to get a trail team out to do the required maintenance at the time. The trail is closed until further notice.
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