Yeah, I have that problem out here too. The only difference is that we don't get the mugginess and the bugs that you get in the south. I spent 5 months in Charleston in the 90's, but luckily it was from Oct to March.
Dont have that problem out here anymore, its been in the low 50's and raining in the lower elevations and snowing like mad up in the hills, we have had something like 4.5 - 5' of snow above 4000'. yesterday was dry but now the wet stuff is back for the next 7 days atleast. the ski resorts out here are loving it and plan to open this weekend.
It is a little warmer than normal but not too bad. I wore long underwear and layers with a light jacket yesterday. I took off the jgloves, acket and hat at noon because it warmed up, but by three it got chilly again and I put it all back on.
Out here in Colorado, and in the units that I haunt, it is a tricky game to figure out how far to pack in on a rifle hunt. You want to get away from the masses that have moved game away from the roads but might want to stay close enough that you are taking advantage of the animals forced movements. There is no universal distance but I like the 1.5 to 4 mile range for day hunts where I am not planning on bivying out. This keeps you in that productive buffer zone where the animals are really...