Downhill

The next morning I realized I had been ignoring my throat, which had started hurting on day two of our hotel stay in Lee Vining. Snuggled under a slightly damp sleeping bag I could feel my swollen lymph nodes on my right side pressing into my stuff sack pillow. Great. I informed Kyle that my […]

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Tough Decisions

Kyle and I ended up in Lee Vining for two days. Not by choice but out of necessity. The morning after Cameron left we woke up early, planning on hitting the trail hard. Kyle headed to the bathroom to take a poop and not five minutes later mine hit me as well. I held it […]

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The Sierra Nevada

On our second night out from Kennedy Meadows Kyle and I lay in our tent, rethinking our plan. Once again we didn’t have enough food. I mean, we had enough food, theoretically. But in the reality of a thru hiker, we didn’t have enough snacks. Already snack breaks were being limited to a bar, a […]

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