Created from 6 pictures from Giant Ledge

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The week of July 24th began with a warm, sunny and humid Sunday with temperatures rising into the high 80's in most areas. On Monday the temperatures will rise into the mid 80's with sun giving way to afternoon and evening thunderstorms. The storms may be severe at times. By Tuesday morning the storms will have cleared out taking some of the humidity with them. Tuesday's highs will be in the low 80's under sunny skies. On Wednesday the temperatures will rise into the mid 80's with sunny skies. The temperatures will continue to rise reaching the high 80's on Thursday with partly sunny skies. On Friday and Saturday the temperatures will drop into the low 80's with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon on both days. Sunblock and insect repellant would be good additions to your pack. With the varying temperatures and weather conditions, be sure you are dressed appropriately in clothing which will wick away moisture to keep you cool. Keeping hydrated can sometimes be tricky but hydrating properly will allow you to hike longer and in greater comfort. Be sure to carry water withy you as local water sources can be unreliable and contaminated. Once you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated! Remember, the weather forecast is only a prediction and always contains percentages. Be prepared and have a plan for the most likely and least likely forecast! Are you prepared to stay out overnight on a trail? Conditions in the morning can change drastically by afternoon. Conditions at the trailhead do not always reflect the conditions on the peaks! Variable trail and weather conditions are a hallmark of these mountains. BE CAREFUL AND BE PREPARED!

Friday: July 1st: Huggins Lake
Monday: July 4th: Big Pond to Alder Lake (Out and Back)
Tuesday: July 5th: Dover Stone Church: All Trails
Wednesday: July 6th: Long Pond Loop
Friday: July 8th: Mud Pond Loop
Monday: July 11th: Morgan Hill: Jones Hill and Tinker falls
Tuesday: July 12th: Giant Ledge and Panther
Wednesday: July 13th: Otter Falls
Wednesday: July 13th: Angel Falls
Friday: July 15th: Bramley Mountain: New Trails
Saturday: July 16th: Andes Rail Trail
Saturday: July 16th: Palmer Hill
Sunday: July 17th: Shavertown Trails
Thursday: July 21st: Hodge and Frick Ponds
Friday: July 22nd: Bramley Maintenance


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