Day 145: American Ridge Trail Junction (Mile 2325.5)-Arch Rock Spring (Mile 2350); 24.5 miles
We woke to a cold rain falling on the tent. Bundling up in our hats, gloves, puffy jackets, rain jackets, and rain pants, we began walking.
After a few miles, we came upon a stately bull elk and several female elk grazing in a meadow near Dewey Lake.
Low clouds hung above tree-lined Dewey Lake while mist swirled over the beautifully clear water.