Saturday morning I was on my way to a trailhead and there was SNOW about 35 minutes from my house!! What the heck was all that about??!!  This adorable green schoolhouse was the perfect place for me to stop and take a photo. Thankfully there was no snow where we were backpacking,,,,
although we knew it was going to get a little chilly. It was a good time for me to test out my warm wear in preparation for hiking in Peru.

Yes, my smart wool baselayer kept me warm even though it got down to about 27 degrees. There ...

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