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  Hawkins Recon, August 16, 2011
Sometimes you have have to find the snow before you can ski it. After swimming at Burnside Lake we went on a recon mission to Hawkins Peak. We found snow. 

Makisha and Penny approve of this patch:

The Flying Fish Patch:

Pretty good size for a south facing patch in mid-August. I wish I had my skis with me then. (We would return later that week on the 19th.)

Looking the other way we saw the Zigzag Patch:

Another distant view:

While checking out another patch we noticed something in the background...

...a closer look at smoke from the Ray May fire...

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Hawkins Peak, August 19, 2011

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