Blue Jay Lodge
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The drive from Yosemite to Lake Tahoe was long and windy through the mountain ranges. It took us nearly six hours to drive 217 miles, it was pretty painful and even Dylan was starting to feel a little car sick by the end. The first day was freezing cold and foggy so we just did a little exploring in South Tahoe where we were staying. This was …
To begin the next chapter with Mr & Mrs Smith 1, we first had to pick up our 7 seater Chrysler...well when I say 'we' I mean Paulie and Graham set the alarms at 7am to collect it while Carol and I had a leisurely morning chatting over tea and biscuits!
"So what’s it’s like?" we asked when they got back. “Well, he’s big and black” they said. “So what we going ...
... valleys..very peppy..check out Hank. The scent in the air changed to pine as we got closer to Tahoe. We stopped in Truckee and hit the bank and visitor center. The guy there was helpful and i asked him for soe good hiking trails now that most of the snow was unseasonally gone. He gave us a few good suggestions. He asked where we were from and i said the usual, Oxford Michigan, home of the worlds largest gravel pit (i held back the lone ...
... at a break neck speed to safe ground.
17 miles (864)
Selden Pass (10800ft) and camp at Sallie Keyes Lake.
The Mosquitoes have come. When you get attacked by Mosquitoes out here it's not just 3 or 4, but a literal cloud of 20-30 that swarm you all at once. I don't think I have ever had this many bites before. I have a bug jacket but they are biting my head through the mesh, my hat and my hair. The only thing you can really do is keep moving until you find ...
... a week. Our favorite training exercise was our Tuesday night climbs up Heavenly. A good 2,000 feet elevation climb and back down. Earlier in the summer when the days were long enough, we would pack sandwiches for dinner on the mountain. Now we are forced to stop at the Blue Angel Cafe on our way home.