View from Freel Peak
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 9:54 pm
Location: Round Lake (108.4 miles)

Our longest day on the trail yet brings us to a new height, many meadows, and a distant encounter with a bear.

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Star Lake
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 9:40 pm
Location: Willow Creek (91.8 miles)

Another rainstorm this evening rinsed off our tent (but fortunately not us), putting the Tahoe Rim Trail in contention with being wetter than my PCT hike through California.

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Monday, June 28, 2021 9:22 pm
Location: Van Sickle Connector / South Lake Tahoe

Today was a fairly laid-back zero day in South Lake Tahoe, as CareFree and I rest-up and prepare for the second half of our Tahoe Rim Trail thru-hike.

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The Moon over Lake Tahoe
Sunday, June 27, 2021 9:06 pm
Location: Van Sickle Connector / South Lake Tahoe (81.5 miles)

After a week on trail, today’s hike brought us to South Lake Tahoe, and our first day of rest.

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Slow on North Canyon Road
Saturday, June 26, 2021 10:22 pm
Location: Campsite 73.0 (73.0 miles)

Our steady hike south along the eastern side of the Tahoe Rim Trail continued, but so did the sun, and general lack of water and tree cover.

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