Hi all! Well, the white stuff returned. South aspects melted, and north aspects shivered. Better yet, there was no ice layer under the snow, so it was relatively easy to ride. For the most part I was able to stay on top of the snow, which was a tad packed from previous use.
A couple inches of snow remain in the shady aspects.
The retreat from upper Lenny's Bench begins. The tree roots were a bit wet and hazardous going down.
Snowcatcher and I made the lottery for 2017 Ride the Rockies. The blog docket will be more active.