Some of the best times I've had were riding out thunderstorms at 10-11K.
Looks like you should be good on Wednesday, but Thursday you have stuff building up more
“Hitler did not have to destroy democracy; he merely took advantage of the decay of democracy and at the critical moment obtained the support of many to whom, though they detested Hitler, he yet seemed the only man strong enough to get things done.”
Everyone has their faves. I can tell you Shepherd Pass is quite the picture of hideous right now. The stream has washed up onto the trail in MANY places leaving dead trees, quick sand and loose rock. Higher up, the slopes are deeply gouged from swift water and rockfall. I saw 3 flowers. The peaks are gorgeous of course, once you've completed your obligatory 11 miles.