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).

Friday, June 1, 2018 10:06 pm
Location: Palisade Creek Campsite 824.7 (824.7 miles)

Tackling Mather Pass today was one of my longest and most memorable hiking sessions ever.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:31 pm
Location: Campsite 809.5 (809.5 miles)

Two nights ago, I discovered while setting up my tent that I was missing one of my tent stakes. Probably, it got accidentally dropped or left behind at Vidette Meadow. This morning, when removing one of the stakes, it’s pull cord broke, and I had to dig it out of the ground to get it out. Good thing I brought two spares.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:05 pm
Location: Rae Lakes Campsite 793.5 (793.5 miles)

After a tough, grueling hike, Dylan, Flowers, Free, Quoi, and I completed Glen Pass, the first of the six major passes on this segment of our hike, between Kearsarge Pass and our next town destination, Mammoth Lakes.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 10:30 pm
Location: Kearsarge Pass Trail / Flower Lake

Finally back on the trail today, we spent a large part of the day just trying to get to the trailhead.

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Monday, May 28, 2018 10:45 pm
Location: Bishop / The Hostel California

We had planned on leaving Bishop today, but got caught up in a wave of being lazy and relaxed and didn’t actually manage to leave.

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