Whispering Pines Lodge
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So we have arrived at the infamous Kennedy Meadows. It is a well known stop along the PCT as it is the last reasonable resupply before entering the High Sierra mountain range. We were anticipating a two full zero stay to really recharge our batteries and that is what we are doing. All our best people are here at the same time and the store will let you open a tab. Let the fun ...
... as low as five feet below sea level at one point. Having gotten into Death Valley, we now had to get out of it. As soon as we left the "resort" there was a road sign we we not happy with... "Turn off A/C for the next 20 miles to prevent overheating"...!!! What...??? It's 43 bl##dy degrees down here! They have to be kidding don't they...??? They weren't...!!! The temperature in the car rose steadily as we cruised along at a regulatory 55 mph, with Elaine asking "Can we ...
Just a great day with Angels. Yogi, Jackalope and Bear Bait, Stone Dancer, Okie Girl, Coppertone and Jim; you are all the best kinds of people and you make this trip something so much more than just a hike. Thank you for the amazing generosity and genuine love. And then we night ...
... Meadows" sign that my mom lovingly crafted.Thanks
Now for the days challenges. Although we made it to the trailhead before
dark (barely), we might have to backtrack to the general store
tomorrow, which would only be a few miles roundtrip. In our impatience
to start hiking, Andrew accidentally grabbed a mismatch stove fuel
canister at the outfitting store...a bummer for someone who likes a hot
meal every night. If ...
... snow and 40oF to the flat plain, orange and lemon trees and 75oF – T shirt weather.
After some seriously bad road works, and before Bakersfield, we headed east, back to the hills, along the 155. Lovely scenery again of a very different sort – grass covered hills interspersed with trees and granite boulders. There are some beautiful ranches around. Again we climbed to 6,000 feet ...