Tag Archives: backpacking

Hiking to Italy (Pine Creek trailhead to Lake Italy)

Making Plans During an east-west traverse of the Sierra over the top of Stanford N, I had seen the towering peaks over the Mono Recesses and dreamed of climbing them. Finally, the opportunity came and my friend Larry and I started … Continue reading

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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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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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