Nice June ice

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Nice June ice

Local backcountry skier Don King took this photo of an ice-encrusted pole atop the South Twin Peak looking south to White Mountain from Twin Peaks Lookout during a June 14 ski trip with his dog, Winnie. It had been raining in the valleys that day, and a mix of snow and freezing rain was falling at higher altitudes, leading to this image resembling a Native American lance with feathers. What a difference a month and a half makes. Now the snow is gone, and the Ibex Fire is burning 11 miles to the west.

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