Monthly Archives: July 2011

Food for climbing

Paella, clean-air chili, zucchini, blueberries, apples, a pear and five bananas. My food dehydrator is in full swing again! My first experiments with it kept me well fed on my Desolation Wilderness trip. I have Shasta, Rainier, and Nine days … Continue reading

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Critters in My Room

When your room is part of a 200-year old former farmhouse, you are bound to get a surprise visitor now and then. Let me explain to you where we are. Imagine yourself in the middle of a german village with … Continue reading

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(Reconnaissance of) The Desolation Death March

In loving memory of Emilie’s left ACL. The Desolation Death March is a classic loop hike in the Desolation Wilderness near Lake Tahoe, CA. It involves climbing Pyramid, Agassiz, Price, Jack’s Peak, Dick’s Peak, Tallac and Ralston in a 30-mile loop circumnavigating Lake … Continue reading

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Dehydrate, dehydrate, dehydrate!

A new kitchen gadget! A shiny (no, plastic) new (no, scratched) food dehydrator 🙂 Spacious 9 quadratic trays, timer, and temperature selection ranging from yoghurt to jerky. Who says Excalibur is only for fans of medieval literature or Fantasy? 4th of … Continue reading

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