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    [–] Glen pass and Rae Lakes Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    Try following Saunter Beyond and lifeoft on YouTube. They should be there about now. I'm heading into Horseshoe Meadows on Saturday, and I am using their vlogs to gauge the conditions.

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    I’m glad you’re telling me all this!

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    Woo-hoo! I’ll make up for it on my second, third, and fourth.

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    Will do! Lots of oatmeal, I hear. I wonder if MTR will have their hiker boxes out. They aren’t expected to open until a week after I pass by.

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    Yeah, I’m definitely riding the ferry. I’m section hiking, with no fixed goals, and a flexible agenda.

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    Yeah, I think you’re right. Splitting it up also gives me more time to do Whitney. You’ve changed my mind. Thanks for that.

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    I'm starting in Horseshoe Meadows, and I heard Independence doesn't have much for hikers. You're suggesting Kearsarge - Onion Valley (7 miles) and hitch hiking to Bishop? (I thought people got to Bishop using Bishop Pass Trail to South Lake (12 miles), then Hwy168). Hitching makes sense since Bishop has a grocery store.

    [–] VVR for re-supply Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in PacificCrestTrail

    Thanks for this. I did check and VVR is expected to open mid-May. MTR may not be open until June 23rd, or I could have resupplied there. I'm getting to VVR after a very long carry from Horseshoe Meadows / Cottonwood Lakes. (I want to avoid resupplying using Kearsarge Pass & Independence). I'm not fast, so that's likely a 9 day stretch for me.

    [–] Early June NOBO questions Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in JMT

    It’s actually a train from LA Union Station to Lancaster, then a bus up 395. Bus doesn’t run on the weekend though.

    https://www.rome2rio.com/s/Los-Angeles/Lone-Pine

    [–] What hikes are you planning for the summer? Middleagedaccountant 2 points ago in Ultralight

    I’m starting NOBO from Cottonwood Lakes on June 3rd, and finishing the 25th or so. If you message me after that, I’ll let you know!

    [–] Early June NOBO questions Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in JMT

    I’ll check that out. Thanks!

    [–] Early June NOBO questions Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in JMT

    Ok and thanks for that. It’s a long stretch for me on trail to get from Cottonwood to VVR without resupply, particularly with a Whitney zero. I wonder if I can fit that much food in a BV500.

    [–] What is the closest near death experience or worst injury you have ever had? Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in AskReddit

    I was kayaking a river in spring run off, came around a bend, and was forced into a sweeper, which is a fallen tree laying across the river. I flipped upside down and was wedged in the current between the tree and the river bottom. I couldn’t move at all. Eventually, the force of the water cracked open the bottom of my cheap, fibreglass kayak, and it filled up and sunk under the the tree, and then downstream. But for about a minute I was just wedged there, waiting to drown.

    [–] A little slice of Icelandic Winter from above. Þórsmörk, Iceland. [OC][3992x2992] Middleagedaccountant 1 points ago in EarthPorn

    My goodness, I would love to print that too. I visited Iceland in 2005 (from Canada) and it remains my favourite place to hike.