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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 ...
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 ...
... and basically everything we as hikers had been lusting for over the last desert stretch. Cherry on top? Coppertone was there as well so we were once again spoiled with root beer floats. It's a ************ trail. We came in early morning, slept all day, had dinner and stayed up late knowing we were planning on hiking out the following day in the early evening once again beating the heat with a night ...
... cup of soup per person for dinner. Plan to go back (the two miles) to water first thing in morning, without packs.
Camp about 10,300 feet. Many weird rock columns and walls. Feels like desert. Sandy soil, sparse understory. Lots of gnarly, ancient junipers, pines with twisted orange wood, quite beautiful and exotic.
Backtracked two miles to ...
... windy roads (yes, I include myself in that lot). Seriously, the south access road to the park is so riddled with switchbacks that you're not allowed on it if your vehicle is over 22 feet long. Truth be told: I saw an aerial view of them and I wouldn't want to drive them in a sedan...! There were lots of motorcycles on it though – and what an amazing ride that must be!
We spent an entire day walk-hiking (a new term coined to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSequoia Lodge Kernville
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