This weekend someone asked me to compare Mojave Desert backpacking and Sierra Nevada Mountain backpacking. I said that the desert is tough yet has everything you need if you meet it on its terms, but the mountains are “cushy” because everything you need to survive is always on offer: water, shelter, food… 220 more words
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Our alarm clock this morning was a 15 minute howling from distant coyotes.
The girls were up early as Laurie wanted to get a time lapse of the sunrise. 408 more words
Date: October 8, 2015
I woke up with a very stiff neck. My pillow had unraveled during the chili night. But no matter, we’re in the backcountry. 459 more words