Monthly Archives: August 2010

Hitchin’ a Ride

Woke up with a loud “bonk” on the top of the truck but once outside investigating, could find nothing. Perhaps it was a dream. Organized the pack, secured parking permission for the truck at the Visitor’s Center, and walked up … Continue reading

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Blessed Haven

Thursday morning dawned and my entire body ached as I slowly went through the motions of getting up and situated …I was in such a strange head space I couldn’t decide what needed to be done first, so I called … Continue reading

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Lost in the Lava

Woke at dawn and after meticulously cleaning all the wetness on the fly, I was ready to go at 7:15 a.m.  The ground beneath my tent had stayed completely dry, and as I walked away the footprint of my tent … Continue reading

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Into the Storm

Awoke with the very first dimness of dawn, and was out of camp before anyone else. The morning was much cooler than usual, and their were small bits of cloud-stuffs scattered across the sky.  When the sun rose they turned … Continue reading

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Elk Lake Resort

Awoke before sunrise and Fireman was already up and ready to go. We visited a minute before he departed, and I left about 15 minutes behind him after calling out “good-bye” to Ron and Cindy’s tent. About 1.5 miles up … Continue reading

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From Destruction, New Life

Ruffwork left about 20 minutes from Charlton Lake before I did, and I never saw him again. Shortly after leaving Charlton Lake, there is a large burn area. It is quite amazing to walk through the burn areas…though the trees … Continue reading

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Sleepless Night

Rose about 5:30 a.m. and was all packed up and ready to go when “Boston” and “Cubby” strode by.  Boston is from Boston, so that’s easy, and Cubby used to be called “Bear” but it’s not cool to be hollering … Continue reading

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