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May 31, 2018


This unfortunately is “zero” day for us as we await delivery of my new pack. I am feeling a bit better and ate a small breakfast and normal dinner. We went through our gear to determine what to send home since we are delaying our trek through the Sierra portion of the...

May 30, 2018

Mile 741.69 to 745.30 plus 1.8 non PCT miles getting to the Last Chance Meadow campground so we could get a hitch into Lone Pine or Bishop. Got 3.64 PCT miles in today. I am still sick and even though short mileage day it was tough. Elevation increase 928 and decrease...

May 30, 2018

MIle 728.16 to 741.69 for 13.53 miles. Camped at 9600ft at Diaz Creek. Woke at 6am to a very wet tent and heavy frost on the ground. Did not leave until 8:30 to dry the tent. Got into camp by 4pm. I now realized the last few days have been difficult since I haven’t eat...

May 30, 2018

Mile 713.79 to 728.16 for 14.41 miles. Elevation increase of 3139 and decrease of 2055. We camped at 9000 feet. We started hiking at 7:15 and reached camp by 3:30. Sandals left a couple of hours before us with a plan to meet us at camp. The morning was very cold and di...

May 30, 2018

Mile 702.23 to 713.79 for 11.56 miles . Elevation increase of 2625 and decrease of 643. We camped at an elevation of 7984. After packing up, eating breakfast and shipping some stuff home we got a ride to the trail from Scott, owner of Grumpy Bears Retreat. We were hiki...

May 26, 2018

It has been very hot in the tent during the day. The only chocolate I have has melted. Today we got the OK to leave our food in the pub until we leave. Tracking indicates that my shoes will arrive today, but my pack will not be here until Tuesday. So much for overnight...

May 25, 2018

No miles today. We are in limbo at Kennedy Meadows waiting for my replacement pack. Jerry was sick all night with a GI problem. Hope he gets better quickly. It was hard hanging out all day. Went to outfitter and got some gaiters and a buff. I had lost my buff somewhere...

May 24, 2018

A “zero” for us as we figure out what to carry versus ship back home before we enter the Sierras. Adding bear canisters to our packs will be interesting. We woke to heavy condensation on our tent and since it is a smaller tent than our normal tent we have some concerns...

May 23, 2018

Mile 680.79 to 702.23 for 21.41 miles plus additional 0.77 road miles to get to the Kennedy Meadows store. Camped at Grumpy Bears Retreat in our tent at an elevation of approximately 6500ft.  The weather once again deteriorated, but held off. Around 3pm Kathy crushed a...

May 23, 2018

MP 665.08 to MP 680.79 for 15.71 miles.  Elevation increase ~3700 ft and decrease ~3200 ft. Camped at 5552 ft. The was warm and the winds died early. Trail was a mix of desert and light timber.By 1:45pm we were seeing lightning and hearing thunder. By 3pm it was rainin...

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