Wow! What a magnificent place for a hike! I sounds a bit dangerous in the rain though. And I agree with you that everyone should have been welcome during the commemoration of the battle. Sheeze. What was that woman thinking?
I expect she was "just following orders"! Actually I got a photo of her looking very pleased with herself, but I decided not to post it on social media as it would be childish and vindictive. It's probably her bosses who are to blame.