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#52001 - 09/03/17 11:13 AM 8/26/17 - epic beautiful journey
Clifford Offline


Registered: 09/03/17
Posts: 5
Loc: Venice Beach, CA
A friend in ham radio suggested the trip. He could not make it so I went solo. I created a trip report on my web site:
Trip log Aug 26
My orig plan to spend 2 days above 8-10k' did not happen. Altitude got to me. I never felt short of breath- but my heart rate remained high when at rest and had very little steam. Also a mile from Trail Camp started losing equilibrium and feeling a little giddy. Sat, assessed, ate, drank, rested. Water filter on my short list of gear to buy (as a certified desert rat I do not own a water filter).
Wonderful experience!
Clifford
KK6QMS


Edited by Clifford (09/03/17 11:19 AM)

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#52013 - 09/03/17 09:35 PM Re: 8/26/17 - epic beautiful journey [Re: Clifford]
Steve C Offline


Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7225
Loc: Fresno, CA
Congratulations making the summit! How much did your ham equipment weigh?

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#52015 - 09/04/17 12:17 AM Re: 8/26/17 - epic beautiful journey [Re: Steve C]
Clifford Offline


Registered: 09/03/17
Posts: 5
Loc: Venice Beach, CA
Thank you! Radio gear weighed about 4lbs. Maybe a touch less. The KX2 is amazing and has internal batt and tuner (though I cut my antennas to not need a tuner when possible- tuners are compromise tools IMO)
Clifford

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