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Grays and blue skies

Date: 7/19/2016 Day: 62 Distance: 17 miles start: 8:30 am stop: 6:00 pm Elevation: 11257 ft Others Here: none Camp: Herman Gulch ; tenting It rained most of the night and when I awoke at 5:30 was still raining.  I had hoped for an early start but due to the rain I didn't begin until 8:30.  Even with the late start, I was able to make it to Grays summit at 14270 ft by 11:30.  On the way I saw a couple juvenile mountain goats.  There was a fair amount of rock scrambling; perhaps half a mile, though it felt …