June 16, 1979
Intermittent rain on the drive to Cone Peak trailhead let up so we had a
relatively dry ascent.
Flowers were nice, but not as far along as last year, and a light snow cover was
on the ground and trees near the top.
Clouds blew in and out, often obscuring Cone.
Instead of a leisurely stay on top with a view of the snow peaks, we had a brief
lunch stop and started down in a sleet storm and a strong wind.
It was still a great trip for eighteen hardy hikers who were
Ruth & Wayne Lill,
John & Lenore McManigal,