Monday, January 19, 2015
Mush, you huskies!
Six snowshoers schushed over the snow of Deep Creek. It was determined that 1.5 miles up the creek were enough, so we stopped for a while, enjoying the scenery, then headed back 1.5 miles. We were seen by 4 deer on a distant ridge top; they watched us carefully.
While six is a nice group, we welcome others to join us--no cost.
Next Monday, unless we get a deep new layer of snow, we may have to hike on dry slopes, without snowshoes. We have a plan for that, with a hike to get better acquainted with diverse routes here close to home. In other words, without new snow, come in your walking boots, ready to go up and down a little, on a gentle dry-land hike, without snowshoes. Meet at the Visitor Center in South Fork before 10 a.m. --Doug Knudson