Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mammoth

Day 47: (14.8 miles) mile 672 – 686.8 We both slept fairly well last night after the bear scare. Sleeping in the middle of the trail could have been a bad thing if the bear would have come along. After … Continue reading

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Bear Tracks

Day 46: (21.3 miles) mile 652 (+2) – 671.3 Got up early to try for a morning hitch to Walker Pass…after coffee at the coffee shop of course, and maybe work on a patron or two for a ride.  We … Continue reading

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Zero #11 – Lake Isabella

Day 45: (0 miles) We spent the day lazing around…after a few “chores”.  First a hair cut at the local barber shop for Paul.  He was looking a little shaggy. We went to little barber shop and by little I … Continue reading

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Lake Isabella

Day 44: (6.99 miles) mile 645.01 – 652 Walker Pass The alarm goes off at 5am.  Were itchin for a real breakfast and we hear the hitch from Walker Pass to Lake Isabella can be pretty difficult.  Remarkably our legs … Continue reading

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Burning rubber …legs that is

Day 43: (14.16 miles) mile 630.85 – 645.01 We awake a little late (0630) and it’s already getting warm. We are still exhausted, but the impending climb of over 1600 ft in 3 miles on 4 hours of sleep is … Continue reading

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500ml

Day 42: (32.85 miles, 12 of which we hadn’t planned) mile 602 – 630.85 + 2 of road walk The fact that the wind changed direction and our tarp blew down on us early this morning should have been our … Continue reading

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What a difference a Day Makes

Day 41: (17.6 miles) mile 584.4 – 602 Not a sound. Not a whisper of wind.  Did we die?  The outside of our bags are wet.  My camp towel is frozen and our packs are covered in frost.  Have we … Continue reading

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