Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route from Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Six- Triumph

(In the first week of October, 2014, I set out to hike the Lowest to Highest Route with NotaChance and Orbit. This is the final installment of my trip report. For technical information on this route, go here.) ---------------- Oct 7 22 miles At six a.m. I wake after a single perfect, flawless nights' sleep … Continue reading Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route from Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Six- Triumph

Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route From Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Five- Inyo Mountains, Hikin Yo Trails

(In the first week of October, 2014, I set out to hike the Lowest to Highest Route with NotaChance and Orbit. This is the fifth installment of my trip report. For technical information on this route, go here.) ——————————— Oct 6 23 miles One day you'll fall asleep at an indeterminate hour of the night … Continue reading Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route From Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Five- Inyo Mountains, Hikin Yo Trails

Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route From Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Three- Heat Exhaustion and Magical Desert Goldfish

(In the first week of October, 2014, I set out to hike the Lowest to Highest Route with NotaChance and Orbit. This is the third installment of my trip report. For technical information on this route, go here.) --------------------------------- Oct 4 20 miles Since we got to our camp at the magical tree-spring late and … Continue reading Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route From Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Three- Heat Exhaustion and Magical Desert Goldfish