Snow at the higher elevations made trail finding difficult. No other footprints in the snow. Saw no one else on the trail.
It's best for a man to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open his mouth and remove all doubt.
average hiking speed 2 mph
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.