896.1 / 2661.4 miles 33.7% Duck Lake Outlet Campsite 896.1

[June 20] Cell reception is extremely limited in the High Sierra. Posts may be delayed. Currently at MM 1056.0; posts from the last week forthcoming. Next town: South Lake Tahoe (ETA June 22).

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 11:59 pm
Location: Duck Lake Outlet Campsite 896.1 (896.1 miles)

Quoi and I made it through Silver Pass today, the last of the major passes before Mammoth Lakes. The pass, however, demanded a blood sacrifice.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 8:02 pm
Location: Campsite 880.6 (880.6 miles)

Today, Quoi and I hiked over Selden Pass, the penultimate pass before we reach Mammoth Lakes for rest and resupply. It was not without its adventure.

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Monday, June 4, 2018 7:48 pm
Location: Sallie Keyes Lakes Campsite 863.7 (863.7 miles)

This morning was a bit of a slow start for both Quoi and myself. Somehow, though, despite feeling unwell, she still managed to leave camp before me!

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Sunday, June 3, 2018 8:37 pm
Location: South Fork San Joaquin River Campsite 853.1 (853.1 miles)

The stars were great last night, at least for a few hours, until the moon came out and hid them. And, while it was a bit cold out last night, it wasn’t too cools, and my down jacket helped keep me nice and toasty warm.

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Saturday, June 2, 2018 8:32 pm
Location: Middle Fork Kings River Rock Island 835.8 (835.8 miles)

Today got off to an exceptionally slow start for Muir Pass, which was not surprising given the long day both Quoi and I had yesterday.

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