Tag Archives: Sierra Nevada

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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Memorable Memorial Day Weekend on the Monarch Divide

Brrrrr. (Aaron) In the Sierra Nevada, near Fresno. With those words, I have summarized the two most-asked questions about his weekend. Was is cold? And where is this place? This Memorial Day Weekend, I joined the “Senator, you are no … Continue reading

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