Hiking with Holly

Trip Planning and Pre-Trip Nerves

Trip prep is underway, but also...pre-trip nerves are underway. I am stressing about everything. I still have soo much to do! Prepping for a hike is always a big job (lots of logistics). But on top of that, I am leaving work for 3 weeks and I have a household to get ready for an… Continue reading Trip Planning and Pre-Trip Nerves

Hiking with Holly

Desolation Wilderness Day: 3

Dick’s Lake to Eagle Falls Trailhead Miles: 6.5 Silence.  Dead silence was our night (except for the stupid sleeping pads).  It is almost a little creepy how silent it was last night.  Sleeping was hard for me, because the silence was actually overwhelmingly loud.  It’s hard to explain how it can be silent and loud… Continue reading Desolation Wilderness Day: 3

Hiking with Holly

Desolation Wilderness: Day 2

Susie Lake to Dick’s Lake Miles 7.5 Gannon is whispering to me as he crawls out of the tent.  He does not want to miss the sunrise.  He will make the coffee this morning. How I wish I was a morning person like him.   I have no idea what time it is.   I made myself… Continue reading Desolation Wilderness: Day 2

Hiking with Holly

Desolation Wilderness: Day 1

Lower Echo Lake Trailhead to Susie Lake Miles: 10 Warning:  This entry will be longer than the others due to writing about the day before we start the hike. This trip is a bit different from our last.  Most obvious, it’s in a new location!  We are headed up to North Shore Tahoe for our… Continue reading Desolation Wilderness: Day 1

Hiking with Holly

Another Hike

A few weeks ago, my husband and I had the privilege to go on a 3 day trip in the Desolation Wilderness. Tahoe is such a beautiful area and we have loved being there in both summer and winter.