A Boomerang Day

A Boomerang Day
July 19, 2014 Why one of my trail names is Boomerang or u-turn. I pulled the rain fly off my tent, made coffee and jumped back into my sleeping bag where I sipped my coffee and watched the dawning of a new day. The Eastern sky held one small innocent wispy cloud. There is nothing ...

The Devils High Country 1

The Devils High Country
  July 18, 2014. 11 miles North Fork Kings River to Devils Punchbowl & Disappointment Lake. Despite having a hard time falling asleep last night and then dreaming that I was rushing and late to all my sessions, I woke at 5.30 itching to get on the trail. A mouse or other small rodent absconded ...

Back to my Beloved Sierra! 4

Back to my Beloved Sierra!
July 15, 2014 I left my house at 5pm, stopped in SLO for dinner and continued my drive up towards Courtright Reservoir and the Maxon Trailhead. My plan was to stop either at one of the little known campgrounds on Dinkey Creek Rd or dispersed camping if I couldn’t find anything. I arrived at Swanson ...

July 17, 2014 A Day Hike Day 1

July 17, 2014 A Day Hike Day
July 17, 2014 Day Hike about 8 miles. North Fork Kings River to Big Maxon Meadow back to NF KIngs! Slept in till 7 this morning! I decided this is going to be a leisurely trip so I lounged with my coffee by the granite slab pools. I jumped in and out of the potholes ...