Snow won’t stop me!

Peak Summited2019 Black Crater
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadBlack Crater
EncounteredWildflowers blooming
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a group
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusBugs were not too bad
Snow ConditionsIntermittent snow - not hard to cross
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

Besides a few down trees we had to climb over, the trail was in really good shape. Mind blowing to see all the burn but seeing the wildflowers along the trail gave us hope for new growth. By the time we hit the top the clouds moved away, giving us a beautiful blue bird view. The last few miles had big patches of snow. We were able to navigate to the top without our spikes but needed them on the descent so we didn't slip. Challenging inclines but so worth the work to see all the mountains at the summit.

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