The Great Big Adventures of Tidy and the Pea Pod and Cruiser Too. Part 3 of 3 part series. 6

The Great Big Adventures of Tidy and the Pea Pod and Cruiser Too. Part 3 of 3 part series.
  “I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out until sundown, for going out, I found was really going in.” John Muir Friday August 12, 2016 Tuolumne Meadows to Glen Aulin 7.5 miles. It was cold last night in Tuolumne!  I can feel the weather changing to fall in the high Sierra! ...

The Great Big Adventures of Tidy and the Pea Pod and Cruiser Too! Part 2 of a 3 part series. 2

The Great Big Adventures of Tidy and the Pea Pod and Cruiser Too! Part 2 of a 3 part series.
Aldo leopold said, ” there are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.” I am one that cannot!                     Friday August 5, 2016 Red’s Meadow to East Creek 12.5 miles. The day started off with a delicious breakfast of pancakes, eggs and ...

The Great Big Adventures of Tidy & the Pea Pod & Cruiser too! Part 1 of a 3 part series. 4

The Great Big Adventures of Tidy & the Pea Pod & Cruiser too! Part 1 of a 3 part series.
Saturday July 30, 2016 McGee Pass Trailhead to just above Tully Lake. 15 miles. 5,000 feet of elevation gain 2,500 loss. The short version of the day goes like this….I walked up hill for 7 hours gaining 5,000 feet in elevation and then after I reached McGee Pass I walked down hill for 2 hours ...

Desolation Wilderness June 30-July 4, 2016

Desolation Wilderness June 30-July 4, 2016
From the family vacation in Portland I flew to San Francisco and met Nancy’s cousin Andrew (for the first time) and Brian (Rich and Nancy’s son) …..We drove to the Rockbound lake trailhead and met Rich and Nancy and the 5 of us headed off on a four night backpack trip. Yup, that’s right I ...

THE LAKE! June 3rd-11th 2016

THE LAKE!  June 3rd-11th 2016
When I told my friends and family I was going up to THE LAKE and wasn’t going to post a blog, everyone groaned and expressed their utter disappointment.  AND so, here is a post of my latest non-backpacking trip to my beloved SIERRA. June 3,  2016 At the end of a 21 mile bumpy and ...