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A week in the Eastern Sierra Range...Cottonwood Lakes
Last week, I took my daughter to her first Sierra experience.  Many weeks were spent planning for this trip.  I received a lot of suggestions from my friends and in the end, we decided to head to Cottonwood Lakes.  Cottonwood Lakes seemed like a good introd...

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After 8 months...a new trip report :)

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The Push to Dobbs Camp
I can't believe it's been 8 months since my last blog post.  Though I have been active outdoors, I didn't feel that any of the trips I've done in the past 8 months were worthy of a trip report.  This weekend however, was something special.   A few weeks ago...

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An S240 Adventure to Leo Carrillo
It's been quite a while since my last adventure, May to be exact.  That's seems to be a common theme for me this year.  With changes in priorities, my weekend trips have had to take a backseat.   With a little bit of planning, I was able to take time for my...

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Part 3: A Day On The Lake
You would think that as tired as I am I would be sleeping in and not wake up till noon.  I guess for as long as I'm in the woods, sleep will always be an issue for me.   Since starting backpacking 3 years ago, I can count in one hand the times I've actually...

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Part 2: The hike to Ostrander Lake
After a mile or so into the hike, we reach the first junction.  Based on our maps, we still have a little over 4 miles or so to go. First Junction As I mentioned on Part 1 , the first few miles of this hike is pretty flat and scenic.  A very shaded and well...

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Part 2: The hike to Ostrander Lake
After a mile or so into the hike, we reach the first junction.  Based on our maps, we still have a little over 4 miles or so to go. First Junction As I mentioned on Part 1 , the first few miles of this hike is pretty flat and scenic.  A very shaded and well...

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Part 1: The trip that almost didn't happen.
After months of preparation and planning, wouldn't you know that I tiny issue like a flu almost killed my trip. Tuesday, May 20th - After work, I joined a few co-workers and hiked a quick 6 mile loop in the Verdugo Mountains.  Underestimating the weather, I...

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The Best Thing About Memories...Is Making Them
Nothing gives me more joy than having the privilege of sharing my passion for backpacking with my daughter.  I am truly a lucky man to have daughter who can see the same beauty I see when I am exploring our local mountains. When a friend of mine posted that...
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