Category Archives: Snow Camping

An “Ikonic” Winter – Part III

April 3 – April 5, 2019 Upon leaving Utah, we pushed toward Washington and the Columbia River Gorge to visit with our friends Brian and Jody (aka “sidekick”) who had recently moved to Salmon River Washington. We exited Utah and … Continue reading

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An “Ikon-ic” Winter – Part II

March 26 – April 4, 2019   We left home early enough in the morning (which required a nap on my part) to make it to the Park City Home Depot and pick up our aluminum diamond plated Lund storage … Continue reading

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An “Ikon-ic” Winter – Part I

As summer begins to wain, and Fall and Winter will be soon upon us, I realized that I have failed to post this past Winter’s excursion(s). ┬áSo before next winter sets upon us and we do a “re-boot” on our … Continue reading

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Retreat! Retreat!

As we lay in our sleeping bags replaying the events of the day and lamenting the fact we had only made it four arduous miles, of the 10 we had planned, we began to strategize for the following morning and … Continue reading

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Postholers Paradise

Well last night was far from warm and dry. No sooner than we ducked into our tents, a steady patter of rain began to fall that lasted most of the night. By morning light it had stopped, and a good … Continue reading

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This should be interesting

‘Tis hiking season once again, and we are lucky and a little daft enough to attempt a week long trip into the Sierras from Agnew Meadows (following the PCT and hooking up onto the JMT), over Donahue Pass, down into … Continue reading

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