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1/24/23 Security check. 0930-1530 Road up uneventful. Numerous slides on Carmel Valley Rd and on Tassajara Rd. First snow on the road was after the cattle guard. Road was rocky due to the dirt having been washed off the rocks. … Read More

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Saturday November 6, 2022. Last Chews Lookout shift of the season. Our newest volunteer Steve Prather (#19) trained today. The weather was not very cooperative for Osborne work as much of the forest was obscured by clouds. The tops of … Read More

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Friday Oct 28-2022 David Dreyer, Lookout #59 In service with the morning line up Temperatures between 50 and 60. Windy in the morning, with little to no wind the rest if the day. High clouds above, marine layer over the … Read More

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10-27-22 Lookouts 26 [Ron Hanik] and 31 [Betsy Vobach]. A beautiful and uneventful day at Chews Ridge. Temperatures between 50 and 60. Little to no wind. Blue skies above and haze on the horizon. One gunshot in the morning. Per … Read More

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10-26-22 Road up uneventful, gate locked, tower secure. Breezy and cold. Temps all day between 48-50 degrees. Clouds, fog and haze. In service at the morning lineup on Forest Net Tone 10. Radio fairly quiet all day. Two visitors from … Read More

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Monday, October 24 – Lois Van Buren OVN was a little warmer than Saturday. Today was clear skies with light wind. Temps were 45 out/48 in for the AM and 58 out/ 70 in by 3pm. About five minutes after … Read More

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Sunday, October 23 – Katherin Jenkins and Lois Van Buren Clear but cold: 52 in the AM / 49 PM. (Lois’ OVN was at 38 degrees with wind gusts to 25mph!) We kept ourselves busy practicing our lookout skills and … Read More

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10/21/22 … Lynn Kropp and Gail Bengard on duty. Forest Service acknowledged they were having transmission difficulties. A morning roll call never came out so we checked in at 1006. Used forest net tone 10. The day was chilly and … Read More

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10/14/22 from Robin Dickson (Lookout 28) A very quiet day – comfortable temps in the high seventies with light winds and light radio traffic. No visitors. But lots of activity on my way home; two pickups in the White Oaks … Read More