Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Random Assortment of Recent Events

I drove over to the Eastside this past Thursday. It was my first time to cross over the Tioga Pass and see the Sierra uplift. I also drive past Mono Lake. Very impressive. And a very steep grade on that … Continue reading

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Pictures from Clouds Rest and Half Dome

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Stories from Clouds Rest and Half Dome

I was running behind schedule and didn’t hit the Clouds Rest trailhead on the west side of Tenaya Lake until almost 7AM. Very shortly in there a pretty significant creek crossing (almost knee deep). As I was rolling up my … Continue reading

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Going further than I’ve gone before.

What a day yesterday! After 25 miles of strenuous hiking, I was sunburned, dehydrated, malnourished, covered in mosquito bites, smelly, utterly exhausted, and my roommate thought I was dead. But I stood on the summits of Clouds Rest and Half … Continue reading

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The Magic Hour

I love love love Tuolumne. I just got back from the sunset stroll. It was exactly what I needed in this day. The beauty and peace of this place is overwhelming. Literally brought tears to my eyes tonight. My life … Continue reading

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High Country Hiking: Gaylor Lakes

Here are some pictures from my hike last week out to Gaylor Lakes. I also went about 2/3 of the way up Gaylor Peak as well. I turned around before getting to the top because I ran out of time. … Continue reading

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I love weekends…

It’s my Friday! Yay! I have a busy weekend planned. Tomorrow I’m going to hit the trail super early and go from Tenaya Lake to Clouds Rest with a possible sidetrip to Sunrise Lakes. I’m looking at 14 miles RT … Continue reading

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