Lake City 2

Date: 6/21/2016 Day: 46 Distance: 0 miles start: stop: Elevation: 8900 ft Others Here: Linus Cloudbuster, Ron, Tank, Judd, Dragon Dan, Deco, Cheetah Camp: Raven’s Rest Hostel This was a much needed zero day and hurrah! I’m sending my snowshoes and microspikes home.  That’s 4.5 pounds less on my pack.

Lake City

Date: 6/20/2016 Day: 45 Distance: 23 miles start: 6:20 am stop: 4:20 pm Elevation: 8900 ft Others Here: Linus Cloudbuster, Ron, Tank Camp: Raven's Rest Hostel I weighed myself at the hostel and have lost 10 pounds.  I plan to take zero day to try and build back up a little. Lake city is a great place and in my opinion this is the best hostel on the trail.  Actually the hostel owner, Lucky, is the main reason it is my favorite.  He is exceptional.

Get back on that horse

Date: 6/19/2016 Day: 44 Distance: 22 miles start: 6:40 am stop: 7:30 pm Elevation: 12226 ft Others Here: Linus Cloudbuster, Polar Bear, Tank Camp: small lake near Cataract Lake ; tenting I had been talking up the alternate over Hunchback peak but when it came to it, I was feeling very unsure of myself after yesterday’s fall and self arrest.  I told Cloudbuster I was going to take the official and lower CDT route.  But I could tell he really wanted to do hunchback  (which is a 13135 ft peak) but he was willing to go low with me.   He …