I woke up in a cloud. The sun peeked through a few times this morning, but it mostly stayed dreary. After lunch, it started sprinkling, and kept on as I climbed up to and around the base of Devil’s Peak.

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The trail got rocky and exposed for a while so I’m glad the weather wasn’t worse. It did start getting windier as I started descending the ridge, making me much colder, but also moving the clouds around.

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The clouds lifted enough for me to see how beautiful the area nearby was, but only briefly. They came back down within half an hour and visibility was limited again.

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I did 22.7 miles to camp and just laid for a while in my sleeping bag, warming up, before cooking dinner. It was only in the low 40s today so I expect the morning to be frigid. The rest of the week should be sunny and mid 50s though.

Written by Siren

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