We hike Beck Lakes Trail right after it is opened. It had been closed for much of the summer because of the Lions Fire. Then it is more cross country over Nancy Pass and beyond.
Sierra High Route Day 22: Soldier Lake to Twin Lakes,
Stanton Pass is perhaps the trickiest part of the Sierra High Route. Can we make it?
Sierra High Route Day 21: Cascade Lake to Soldier Lake, One Step Forward and Two Steps Back
Sky Pilot Col is tougher then I thought it would be
Sierra High Route Day 20: Tuolumne Meadows to Cascade Lake, Chute, Can we Get Out?
I am clinging to a refrigerator-sized boulder in an almost vertical crack. My feet slide a little on the sand and small sized talus stacked at angle of repose. Ray is up higher in the crack trying to see if we can get up. My thoughts vacillate between
Sierra High Route Day 19: A Zero Day at Reds Meadow Resort and a “Flip Flop” Decision
A Zero Day at Red’s Meadow Resort and a “Flip Flop” Decision
Sierra High Route Day 18: Deer Lakes to Reds Meadow Resort, Can We Get Down the Crest?
Getting off Mammoth Crest and down to Reds Meadow Resort in the shadow of the fire
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