Mt. Williamson Motel
Travel Blogs from Independence
... re not totally sure if there gonna catch up. So for now its just me Sophia and Caleb doing far to much bonding.
Today we walked about 15 miles, topping out at around 12,000 ft at the beautiful muir pass. Actually the whole day was super scenic. I'm pretty hungry, but also happy to just be laying around.
The next day
Cracked my iPod this mornin
Today was a rather flat day for the most part until the very end where we kick a ...
... really was an idyllic spot, looking out over the forest, with our own campfire, and no one else in view, and emaculately clean. We donned hiking boots immediately and set off into the forest along a trail, hoping to find the famous "General Grant tree". Sure enough, 30 mins later we were entering the area as all the day tourists were leaving, so we had this amazing trail around the massive sequoias to ourselves! We had loads of fun creeping in and ...
... We were exhausted enough after our road trip but watching Manuel work the tables tipped us over the edge. I wondered if he was being 'paid per Calorie' because the poor guy went like 'greased lightning' all night. He'd be a great role model for much of the lazier folk living on this planet!
... their packs and return while Charlotte would stay behind and guard for bears.
Justin returned with his pack emptied, packed up the trash to go out and stuff not needed for the remainder of the trip, packed it up and started down to the base camp. He would unload everything at the base camp, pick up our cache and return to Hidden Lake.
Elias returned repacked his pack and led us off to the promised lake (land?)
GrandkGrandkids trips take a huge amount of planning, at least in order to save as much money as possible. We plan meals and most activities before hand and go to the store with huge lists in hand. This trip is a little different in that we are meeting our other kids, and grandkids at the campground. One son will bring lots of food but the other will likely just bring almond products and possibly some farmer's ...