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1 night, Backpacking

Desolation Wilderness – Lake Aloha

October 19, 2014



OK, I’ll admit it…I have problems.  And if you’re anything like me, you have problems, too.

  1. We suck at planning.  More specifically, we suck at planning in advance.  I finalized this trip the day before I left, and it all seems to boil down to one reason…
  2. We try to pick the perfect trail.  No lie, I’ll spend hours and hours pouring over the options trying to find that one special hike — as if the destination would cease to exist next week!  Sure, some trails are easy to plan (Half Dome, Lost Coast, etc.).  But an entirely new wilderness to choose from?  Game over.  Do not pass go.  Do not collect $200.

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