Follow along as we try some new things and reminisce about some old.
Friday, July 29, 2016, 13.0 miles Map By Squiggly with commentary from Square We woke up early Friday and began the trudge up Forester Pass. From our campsite, the climb didn’t look bad, but I was starting to realize that looks can be deceiving and learn to not set expectations and just walk. Almost immediately … Continue reading Day 5: Forester Pass to Kearsarge Lakes
Thursday, July 28, 2016, 13.6 miles Map By Squiggly with commentary from Square Feeling refreshed after a “long” rest, we got up early and headed out for a nice easy day with no passes to climb. We went back down the trail, passed the junction we had met the boys at on day 2 and … Continue reading Day 4: Timberline Lake to base of Forester Pass
Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 12 miles Map By Squiggly with commentary from Square Because we were located between Crabtree Meadows and Mount Whitney, we were awakened by the sounds of hiking poles passing our campsite starting at about midnight. By 2AM or so, there seemed to be a steady flow of people hiking, so by … Continue reading Day 3: Mount Whitney Day Hike
Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 13.5 miles Map By Squiggly with commentary from Square Day 2 was our first full day on the trail. During the planning stages, Square had suggested that while on trail, we rise early and pack up quickly and get a few miles in before having our actual breakfast (and coffee!) every … Continue reading Day 2: Lower Soldier Lake to Timberline Lake