Dehydration Before Desolation

Marlette Peak Campground to Kingsbury (25 miles, +3,000/-4,000 feet). Well, I did it again.  I’m leaving the trail today because I went too fast. On these solo trips I am always in such a hurry.  Eight days is a long time to be away from my family, so there is no way I want to…

Lost in the Snow

Mount Rose to Marlette Peak Campground (15 miles, +1,700/-1,600 feet). Today I started a solo attempt of the Tahoe Rim Trail, 165 miles of beautiful ups and downs that encircle Lake Tahoe.  My plan is to try to finish in about 8 days. I drove up from San Diego this morning, leaving at 2am (as…