Monday September 4th 2017 Guitar Lake to Mt. Whitney Summit!!!! (then 11 miles to Whitney Portal, just cause... got to get done) Mileage: 15 miles Pass: WHITNEY (14,508ft) Tallest Point in the Lower 48. You go girl. "What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a … Continue reading Day 14: The End game #BOOMSAUCE
September 3rd 2017 Sunday Lake@12250ft to GUITAR LAKE (Partayyyyyyy) Mileage: 18 miles "Listen to the mustn'ts, child, listen to the don'ts. Listen to the impossible, the shouldn'ts, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me: ANYTHING can happen, child, anything can be." - Shel Silverstein. Home stretch here! Lets get "funky, funky, … Continue reading Day 13 Wild West & Guitar Party!
September 2nd 2017 Saturday Rae Lakes to Lake @ 12,250ft. Miles: 14 Pass: Glen! (11,900) “The man on top of the mountain didn't fall there.” — Vince Lombardi Today was a long one. Felt every step for awhile there, and my pack dug into my back even though it was the lightest it had … Continue reading Day 12: Tired Legs & Legos
September 1st 2017 Friday Twin Lakes to Rae Lakes Mileage: 11 No Pass "Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion" -Anatoli Boukreev Today started off with some Biggie Smalls & Hip Hop jams I listened to back in the high-school days when I thought I was bordering on cool. I'm a typical white … Continue reading Day 11: Rae Rest & Digest
August 31st 2017 Thursday Upper Palisades Lake to Twin Lakes Passes: Mather (12,100) & Pinchot (12,100), Double Pass Thursday! Mileage: 15.5 "There are things we will never see, unless we walk to them" Thomas A. Clark Woke this AM at 6am.... snooze....snooze..... snooze (such a bad habit). Slept better last night thanks to an old … Continue reading Day 10:
August 30th 2017 Wednesday Le Conte Canyon to Upper Palisades Lake No Pass, the GOLDEN, Grand Staircase 🙂 Mileage: 11.5 “The sun shines not on us but in us.” ― John Muir Today's "Lisa Head" Radio brings us Dave Matthews Band, from days of riding to swim meets in a van full of teenagers to Austin, … Continue reading Day 9: The Golden Staircase
August 29th 2017 Tuesday Evolution Lake to Bishop Pass Jct./Le Conte Ranger Station Mileage: 13 ( a long 13) Pass: Muir 11,955ft " Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity" John Muir Slept in a little this AM. … Continue reading Day 8: Muir, You BEAST