Bishop

September 24th, 2008

Rest day! Which means it was still action packed, but just not as physically exerting. The same night I came down from Boundary Peak (enjoying views Owens Valley, the deepest in the US with peaks rising 10,000′ on either side) I searched out Keough Hot Springs. I’d read that even though it’s a developed hot [...]

Boundary Peak

September 23rd, 2008

And so I started my quest for the 50 State Highpoints: Boundary Peak, highest in Nevada. I count this as my second, since when I was younger my family and I climbed Borah in Idaho, but it feels like my first. In fact, I may have to climb Borah again so it feels more legit. [...]

Yosemite

September 22nd, 2008

I realized I was trying to pack too much in to my trip long ago, but it became very apparent in Oregon. I wanted to hike the Three Sisters, visit Crater Lake, Mount Shasta, San Francisco, the Napa Valley, Yosemite… the list goes on. And there was no way I could do it all before [...]

Oregon

September 21st, 2008

After Hood River I checked out Mount Hood and did some mountain biking at the Mount Hood Ski Bowl resort across from the mountain itself. Despite the fact that there was a fire burning on Hood, the side I was looking at was still very visible and awesome. It looks like a fun one to [...]