Mt. Rose Peak

Backpacking in Mt. Rose Wilderness

In: Trail Notes
June 27, 2021 by Olya Andronova

This past weekend, I did a backpacking trip to Mt. Rose Wilderness.  I camped on top of the summit with some of the rewarding views I could ever dreamed of.  For a one night backpacking trip, I did not take a lot.  Just my favorite Montbell sleeping bag, sleeping pad, my tent and few granola …

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McGee Lake via McGee Creek Trail

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June 2, 2021 by Olya Andronova

This past Memorial Day weekend, I did a quick trip to Mammoth Lakes, Ca.  While in Mammoth, I did a 14 mile day hike to McGee Lake via McGee Trail in John Muir Wilderness.  I started my hike around 6a.m. and finished it before 2:30p.m.   McGee Creek Trail offers stunning views of surrounding mountains, nearby …

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Trail Camp, Mt. Whitney Trail

My trip to Trail Camp via Mt. Whitney Trail

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May 7, 2021 by Olya Andronova

I had a hard day yesterday on Mt. Whitney Trail hiking from Whitney Portal. With with all the snow in the Sierras and getting an altitude sickness later in the day, I avoided climbing to the top of Whitney the next morning.  Experienced  small abrasions and minor bleeding on my right hand after falling and …

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