Higher Summits Forecast

Mountain weather is subject to rapid changes and extreme conditions. This forecast is just one tool to help you plan a safe trip. Always travel with adequate clothing, shelter, food, and water, and be prepared to make your own assessment of travel and weather conditions. If in doubt, turn around! 

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