Back on Board

2014-07-10 17:52:26.000 – Ethan Wright,  Summit Intern

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Everybody on our current shift is getting back into the routine of life on the mountain. Last night a cold front passed over the area producing gusty conditions and chilly weather. We experienced fog through most of the night but it cleared out in the late morning to reveal a great view of the Northern Presidential mountains. As I write this comment there is layer of cumulus clouds stretching over the mountains as far as the eye can see.

Today has been a fairly busy day so far. Some much needed construction work is taking place on the Observatory tower. We have also had our fair share of tours and visitors to the summit today. I had the privilege of meeting a former observer who worked here in the 1950’s through the 1970’s. His past work has influenced the way that the observatory operates today and it was great to hear about the differences from then to now.

 

Ethan Wright,  Summit Intern

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