I had another pair of images up for today and tomorrow - but it snowed here over the weekend - so a couple of changes.
It snows on our higher peaks once or twice just about every year. What was odd in this case is that the snow stuck around all day. Usually by noon - it is gone. Pictured here is Mount Tamalpias in Marin County. At 2574 feet (784 meters) it is the closest mountain to San Francisco.
In a direct line - the East Peak is 14.2 miles from my office door. By road this 14 miles requires 24 miles of driving and it takes 54 minutes to navigate the winding roads.
Just after I set my tripod - this new Crowley Maritime tug - "Guard" came into view. I was a dispatcher for this company when I was young and thinner. They were a poorly run company back then and after seven-and-a-half years with them - I was happy to move on. It is good to see that they are investing in some new equipment.
We are supposed to get another snow storm this Friday and they are forecasting a chance that it will snow all the way down to sea level. The last time that happened was 1976.
Tomorrow - east to Mount Diablo
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