Gear List for L2H

Backpack ULA CDT backpack (2011) 16 oz Shelter Zpacks Hexamid Twin tent w/ bug net and 2 carbon fiber poles 14.45 oz 8 titanium tent stakes 2.08 oz Sleeping Western Mountaineering Ultralite 20 degree sleeping bag 29 oz Gossamer Gear polycryo groundsheet 1.6 oz Gossamer Gear Thinlight insulation pad 1/8″ 2.4 oz Total: 4.10 lbs … Continue reading Gear List for L2H

L2H Day 5 Part II

Oct. 6, 2014 Dirt Road to Burgess Well 23 miles My wild west logic was making me paranoid and thirsty. Most folks are decent. Asking for a little water isn't such a big deal right? Not 15 minutes goes by and Carrot's got a gallon jug of water. "The guy's super friendly!" I muster up … Continue reading L2H Day 5 Part II

L2H Day 5 Part I: hikin inyo mountains

Oct. 6, 2014 Dirt Road to Burgess Well 23 miles 5 am "Ca caw ca caw" That's Carrot's wake up call to us. It's also what we do to find each other. We are a flock of birds. Not so much songbirds or hummingbirds but rather great eagle hawk crows with hen-like dispositions. I sit … Continue reading L2H Day 5 Part I: hikin inyo mountains

Nature's Valley Invitational

Remember when we called our two day stunt (August 9 and 10, 2014) from Snoqualmie to Steven's Pass the Nature's Valley Invitational? (Yeah I'm speaking to you shit bird) Because that's all we had to eat! What is the Nature's Valley Invitational? It is an unofficial, unsupported, undocumented backpacking challenge that begins at Snoqualmie Pass … Continue reading Nature's Valley Invitational

Nature’s Valley Invitational

Remember when we called our two day stunt (August 9 and 10, 2014) from Snoqualmie to Steven's Pass the Nature's Valley Invitational? (Yeah I'm speaking to you shit bird) Because that's all we had to eat! What is the Nature's Valley Invitational? It is an unofficial, unsupported, undocumented backpacking challenge that begins at Snoqualmie Pass … Continue reading Nature’s Valley Invitational

L2H Day 4 Part II: China Garden Spring

Oct. 5, 2014 Panamint Springs Resort to Dirt Road 27 miles From Darwin Falls, the route follows a faint cairned rock scramble. I'm not sure how to describe it in technical terms, like what class it fits into. It's steep. Steep enough so that fucking up could prove fatal. Steep enough that you would rather … Continue reading L2H Day 4 Part II: China Garden Spring