Friday, April 3, 2009

This is spring?

I don't know about the rest of you but I am wearying of the incessant snow, ice, fog and rain. While I am not an expert on climate I can predict that summer hiking will get off to a late start this year. Two inches of snow fell in North Bend this morning and while the sun is expected to shine today and tomorrow there could be hazardous driving conditions tomorrow (icy roads). I'm co-leading a Mountaineer hike tomorrow - and guess where we're going. Tiger Mountain. Again. Be safe out there. Choose your destination wisely. There are likely to be avalanches in the high country as snow melts and refreezes resulting in an unstable layer of snow at higher elevations -and ice on lower-elevation trails, at least in the morning. A pox on this weather. Grumble, grumble.

1 comment:

  1. It must be spring--the snow's getting warmer.