Yet another low pressure system swooped through bringing rain and mountain snow.
Flowers are abundant as I walked around the Linda Vista Loop on a 2.5 mile trek. Then, warmth returned so I....
Drove up Mount Lemmon to see where the snow level was as I was planning to ride the dirt road up Mount Hopkins the following day. So, at 6500' the snow began. Too low as the dirt would be mud so I'll give it a couple of days.
Just above the Pallisades gift shop where the road finally bends downward, I stopped. Beautiful setting. At lower elevations, water is cascading down the rock faces. With a high of 50 degrees for this elevation (around 9000') the snow won't last long. I plan to ride up this on Sunday but....
….need to confirm if I can get water in the village of Summerhaven. Unsure of the store openings/access. Well, while it was beautiful, it was good to be, 30 minutes later, back in the valley with temps in the 70's. Hopped on my bike and got in a 52 mile ride.