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#47208 - 08/04/16 09:01 AM Pre-trip report
Steve C Offline


Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7209
Loc: Fresno, CA
I am heading out of Horseshoe Meadows in the morning, hoping to cross Crabtree Pass on Sunday. Weather forecast is for sunny and clear weather. I think I hit that right. smile

Depending on how my bones hold up, I'll either encircle Whitney, or return to Horseshoe Meadows.

My spot link

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#47210 - 08/04/16 10:20 AM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: Steve C]
psykokid Online


Registered: 07/28/15
Posts: 52
Loc: Pasadena, CA
Weather forecast for this weekend looks like it will be great.

Looks like I'll miss you by a few hours - I'm heading up with my wife tomorrow for her first backpacking trip up to cottonwood lakes. Going to stay at one of the trail head walk in sites on Friday night and then up to the lakes on Saturday.

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#47211 - 08/04/16 12:30 PM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: psykokid]
Steve C Offline


Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7209
Loc: Fresno, CA
Weather: Yes! Looking forward to this cloudy with afternoon t-storms pattern clearing out.

Sorry we'll miss each other, psykoK.

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#48033 - 08/10/16 08:39 AM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: Steve C]
RenoFrank Offline


Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 413
Loc: Reno, NV
Looks like Steve hit the Portal about 1:30pm yesterday. Hopefully he'll be home soon to clean up WZ (and also to post a trip report).

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#48053 - 08/10/16 11:48 AM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: RenoFrank]
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Registered: 08/09/11
Posts: 446
Loc: Saugus, CA
Thank goodness.
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#48063 - 08/10/16 10:29 PM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: Snacking Bear]
Steve C Offline


Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7209
Loc: Fresno, CA
Deleted the spammer. Will designate some moderators soon.

I'm taking a bus out of Lone Pine Thursday. Car is behind fire closed road to Horseshoe Meadow.

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#48119 - 08/15/16 02:18 PM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: Steve C]
psykokid Online


Registered: 07/28/15
Posts: 52
Loc: Pasadena, CA
Sooo.. Your spot track looked pretty nice, where is the post trip report Steve?

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#48150 - 08/18/16 09:19 AM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: psykokid]
Steve C Offline


Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7209
Loc: Fresno, CA
psyko: No vacation goes unpunished. I have so many crazy things going on that I can't find the time! (leaky pipes to fix, etc, etc.) I found out yesterday that I lost 5 lbs in 5 days due to the AMS loss of appetite. I'll eventually post pictures and a report. At least I have downloaded my pics to my computer. Still need to do the same with the Spot track.

In a word, the hike was... Grueling!

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#48196 - 08/23/16 08:50 AM Re: Pre-trip report [Re: Steve C]
Steve C Offline


Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7209
Loc: Fresno, CA
No trip report yet, but at least I grabbed my Spot track before it expired. Here it is on a gmap4 map:

gpx version             kml version

I need to clean it up some -- not sure why there are gaps on the gpx track.

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