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This Afternoon

Hi43° Rain

Tonight

Lo38° Rain Likely then Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi54° Slight Chance Showers

Monday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi52° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Rain Likely

Wednesday

Hi53° Rain then Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi55° Partly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo35° Mostly Clear

October Hike into Lake Marion

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Cool weather. No bugs. Lots of color. I hiked into Lake Marion on Saturday. The lake is easily accessed by a trial just as you arrive at the Mission Ridge parking log. According to my GPS the trail to the lake is 1.3 miles, it's fairly easy with a few short steep sports. I saw hikers from 7 to 70 on the trail having no problems. I arrived at the lake in about 40 minutes.

Ice on the lake
Ice could be seen at the lower end of the lake
Lake Marion
Near Mission Ridge
snow in the shade
Near the lake snow remains in the shadows