Sept 28, 2016 Mileage: 9.7 We spent the night at Cedar Grove Lodge, had breakfast at their little restaurant/snack bar, and are on the trail by 9:20 am. We see 3 rangers (2 guys & 1 girl) and double check about campfires. We are pleasantly surprised to find out we can have them anywhere below… Continue reading Rae Lakes Loop: Day 1
Mammoth to Yosemite: Day 2
Miles: 10.14 I awake to the wonderful aroma of a campfire. The boys are up before me. Oh, how I wish we could have one at every campsite. Not only does it help with the cold, but also the bugs. I will miss it, but I won’t miss the poop rock that just sits there… Continue reading Mammoth to Yosemite: Day 2
Food Packing and Bug Preventing
I spent the entire weekend prepping for the trip. Figuring out all of our meals and repackaging them to cut weight and size. It was a long process and by the end I was totally over it! Everything is measured, weighed, and math done on how much water to add. All the instructions had to… Continue reading Food Packing and Bug Preventing
Hiking Holly is back!
Hi there everyone. Welcome back to my blog! If you are new here, you might want to take a little time to read some of my past posts to get caught up on what I’m all about. It’s finally summertime. Hooray! We have been training and preparing for our latest hiking adventure for the past… Continue reading Hiking Holly is back!
Backpacking Mammoth 2015: Day 2
Fish Creek trail: Iva Bell to Minnow Creek Trail Junction Miles: 8 Mornings come early in the back-country. You go to sleep at sundown and rise with the sun. Gannon loves this way of life as he is often quoting Ben Franklin. “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and… Continue reading Backpacking Mammoth 2015: Day 2