The Trees Motel
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Şá var tími okkar í Las Vegas búinn og leiğin lá til smábæjarins Bishop í Californiu.
Vegas er dáldiğ şannig bær ağ şar er lítiğ annağ ağ gera en eyğa peningum, í spilavítum, matsölustöğum eğa verslunum. Gaman ağ prófa ağ koma şangağ en kannski ekki stağur şar sem mağur dvelur lengi í einu.
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... that we would not get to camp at the granite basin where I had wanted to. I assumed we would have to go back down tomorrow in defeat due to my Dad's exhaustion.
I too was completely exhausted. I was in better shape than my Dad, but I would not have been able to make it much further that day either with my heavy backpack.
While my Dad rested, I looked around for campsites. There were people all over the place close to the lake. I did find one not facing the lake, but ...
... group, that have been hiking with us on and off.
Lars a 19 year old from hamburg Germany who is taking a gap year to explore and hike before college. And Rose, a 21 year old who lives in a student coop in Berkeley and attends college there. Both have been great people to be around.
We have also found ourselves leapfrogging in a pack of people on their way to Whitney. Each day we see and talk to familiar faces all in route to a common goal. It like ...
... the strip at Circus Circus. This is likely to be very different to our simple living over the last week. We will tell all on our next blog entry about Vegas.
To get here we have had to take some of the longest and straightest roads through the emptiest desert. We've skirted through the infamous Death Valley - the hottest place on earth and around 200ft below sea level. Along with the desolate landscape there are trashy towns offering casinos, brothels, bars and beef jerky.
... as Holdless Horror, and taking afternoon dips in Tenaya Lake.
Lynne working on her leads on DAFF Dome!
Budd lake after climbing Cathedral Peak
Panorama on top ...