When I went to sleep it was 39 and raining. Since it rained so hard before the snow, it's made a very cold, very wet, slush.
Seems the roads are closed this morning.
As for hiking up here this week... it's going to be wet all week, because its a mountain all the water runs downwards, and the rain usually finds the trail a good place to run. I wouldn't say any trail is better than the other in the rain for water, Alum can really seem treacherous if it's windy as well. It is comparable to hiking up a river at times. It's hard to say what the weather will be wednesday, considering our thunderstorm yesterday turned into snow.
It's still snowing hard now, and supposed to keep going for a little while. The guy in the shelter was even more surprised by snow than I, being from Louisiana, never having had hiked in snow. We persuaded him, over some hot coffee, that Boulevard to Icewater isn't a good idea to do in trail runners today.
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