The weather wasn't terrible as we descended Mount Rowe. It wasn't great either though. I was mostly concerned about the wind which was forecast to get very strong, and I know that Waterton winds can ruin even the most beautiful, sunny days - and our day was not sunny. I was also concerned about the very dark clouds to the west. So far they were hovering over one mountain range to the west, but this wasn't guaranteed to last the whole day. My last concern was the snow. There was a lot more than I was expecting! Much more than I had on Sofa Mountain the day previous. Phil had driven all the way down for a day trip and we still had plenty of time and energy so we decided to buck up and continue to Festubert despite all the negatives looming over that proposition.
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