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).

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 9:47 pm
Location: Crabtree Meadows (767 miles)

Quoi, Dylan, Flowers, and I again attempted to summit Mount Whitney today, but we didn’t have any more success than we did yesterday.

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Monday, May 21, 2018 8:49 pm
Location: Crabtree Meadows (767 miles)

Today’s attempt to summit Mount Whitney was a crazy adventure that did not go as expected.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 8:37 pm
Location: Crabtree Meadows (767 miles)

It was cold outside, and with a short day to Crabtree Meadows to summit Mount Whitney tomorrow, I wasn’t inclined to get up early. I was eventually forced out of my tent at 7 to get breakfast.

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Saturday, May 19, 2018 5:51 pm
Location: Rock Creek (760.5 miles)

It was not my plan today to hike through a hailstorm with thunder and lightning at 11,500 feet, but, I guess I can check that off my bucket list now.

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Friday, May 18, 2018 7:29 pm
Location: Campsite 743.9 (743.9 miles)

It was cool, though not as cold as it was yesterday. Nevertheless, I did not manage to get out of my tent earlier than usual, let alone to see the sunrise. I still managed to have a good view from my campsite, though.

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