Tuesday, November 09, 2010

XJ List return to Harlan

After much deliberation, the XJ list decided to return top Harlan for their semi annual meeting. Harlan is always an adventure. Just getting the tow rig to the campsite is exciting. And then the trail from the camp top the mountain is a class three that has some exciting spots.

This year we had the added element of changing weather to deal with. We we arrived, we had blue sky and people were wearing shorts. By the time we made it to the top of the mountain we were in a hail storm. Then it started to snow. We had snow the rest of the weekend.

The normally challenging trails were made even more exciting by the snow and extra slick mud from the freeze thaw effect. Read more at: Black Mountain Adventure