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Marmots, Laughter, Crystal Lakes, and Tears

The next day, my second day on the trail since I felt well enough to hike again, I overdid it. There were 20 miles until Tuolomne Meadows campground, and I should have split these in half, but I did all … Continue reading

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Another Good Day Awaited Me

On day one of being back on the trail after two and a half weeks off, I was so excited to be back, and so was my former town-exploring partner, now turned hiking partner, Necktie. Here’s a photo for proof, … Continue reading

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I’m Only Human and I Need to Remember This

‚ÄúLife should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Trail Awaits

Soon, my love. I couldn’t get to the trail today, but tomorrow, I most definitely will. My beautiful trail awaits me.

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We Will Resume

While hitchhiking to Mammoth, we got halfway and stopped by KFC where Piers played some guitar and we got free biscuits, and while eating on the sidewalk outside the store, got invited to a lovely couple’s home. Now we are … Continue reading

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100% Ready

This morning is a good morning. My super sweet friend, James, let me stay in his vacation home in Truckee for two nights to recover, and I just woke up and made a hearty breakfast for two (to share with … Continue reading

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The Challenging Day That Followed

I left you with a cliffhanger last time, so I may need to explain what happened the next day. After climbing Forester Pass, I hiked past the first campground and challenged myself to make it to the one after (an … Continue reading

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