Day 53-54

Mile 702-702 I spent two days in this hiker heaven. Relaxing, eating, drinking, showering, cleaning my clothes and cheering for fellow hikers who arrived. It was a fun place but it had it’s down sides. The store owners didn’t seem to happy with all the hikers and weren’t able to handle the huge amount of…

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Day 52

Mile 687-702 Woke up with the wind blasing my tent out of it’s stakes. I hurried out and packed it up. After I was done I turned around and was shocked by what I saw in the far distance. There they finally were. The Sierras. I didn’t know at what mile I was but I…

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Day 51

Mile 669-687 I took my sweet time in the morning.  Getting my body hydrated and packing about four liters of water. The next source would be only ten miles from where I was but I wasn’t taking any chances. I was a lot less negative and determined to make it to Kennedy Meadows. Even if…

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Day 50

Mile 657-669 Since I got to bed early the previous day, I planned on waking up around 4 AM to get a decent amount of miles in and hopefully catch up to Lipstick. I left my fly off so I could get my tent packed faster in the morning. I woke up around 1.30 AM…

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Day 49

656-657 That’s right. I did exactly 1 mile. I got up before six so pretty early for me but I wasn’t feeling great. Not sore muscles but more like I had a cold. Lipstick got ready before me and we planned on camping near the water about 13 miles from here. I took an hour…

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Day 48

Mile 444-656 I shared a room at motel 6 with Lipstick. 55+ gets a discount and check out is 2 hours later. I’m going to hang out with older people exclusively from now on. We headed to the post office to send some stuff to Kennedy Meadows and lighten our load. Moonshine fixed us a…

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