Wednesday, April 30, 2008

It's cold and misty

Hoarfrost on a chain.

For the past couple days, it has been cold and misty. A few people just traversed out to Black Island. It only took them three hours on the new Black Island road. Apparently, they couldn't see any real picturesque views because it was so clouded in. The wonderful thing though is that the mist causes hoarfrost, which is a solid deposition of water vapor from saturated air as a crystal.

Hoarfrost on a mountain bike (photo by K. Klassy)


  1. that's a great photo! i have never seen frost quite so uniform and severe. watch out for frost bite!

  2. bbbrrrr!! i'm feeling cold just looking at that picture.

  3. the bicycle and chain look like they've been living underwater, collecting algae. so cool! great photos.