It’s been a dream of mine to explore the beautiful state of Idaho. After hiking the John Muir Trail this past summer, I didn’t think I would find myself venturing out of my home state of California, let alone venturing out in a Wandervan! It was Wednesday, December 8th around noon when I landed in Boise, Idaho. I met up with a friend from San Diego and after picking up our home on wheels at Wandervans, our hot spring journey began. … More Chasing Hot Springs: Wandervan Winter Roadie
It was 7 AM when I finally got out of my tent this morning. Although I’m pretty sure I woke up around 6 AM eager to get on the trail and on my way to summit Mount Whitney, but Firefox was still sleeping and I couldn’t just up and leave. I decided that I would offer Firefox my resupply bucket from Onion Valley if he cared to venture back with me to town and retrieve my car. Figured it would be a good deed on my last day, be able to help a hiker stay on the trail and continue his journey. … More John Muir Trail Day 24: Firefox + Summit Day!
I’ve been sheltering myself from this storm for a few hours now. The long climb up to Palisade Lake didn’t make it to Upper before the thunder. Long day. Just no energy today. Really think it was because I didn’t snack. … More John Muir Trail Day 18: A Big Storm at Palisade Lake