Jan 3rd: Lots of visitors

I went up to the lodge on Jan 2nd. There was plenty of snow around, and plenty of people. The chain control map said that chains were needed - we carried them, but we never needed them.

There was no way that we were going to get up the drive.

And it wasn't easy to find parking in the turnout.

(But we managed.)

There were a lot of visitors:

There was plenty of snow.

Who needs a sled?

We explored further up the Angeles Crest Highway:

But we didn't get far before the road was closed: