Observation start time: 07:30:00 Observation end time: 16:15:00 Total observation time: 8.75 hours
Official Counter: Greg Grove, Jon Kauffman, Nick Bolgiano
Observers: Greg Grove, Jon Kauffman, Mark McLaughlin, Nick Bolgiano, Sean McLaughlin, Susan Smith
Visitors: 2 from Belleville and a father and daughter with plans to camp on the platform tonight. Brrrr.
Weather: Partial cloud cover (60-90%) until early afternoon then becoming completely clear by late evening. Winds were strong out of the NW with temps reaching -3C in the early AM and warming to -1.3 at some point in the day. A small snow squaw brought a few snowflakes mid-day
Raptor Observations: Birds were observed relatively high and easily picked out with the naked eye, but needing binoculars to correctly identify. Majority of the flight to the north but not that far off ridge.