We finally disentangled ourselves from the huge, engulfing state of California, all of its mountains and coastline and freeways and sisters and drought. Onwards to Oregon! We got back on the road, and made it to Crater Lake in six hours. We biked the Rim Drive (33 miles) around the […]
Overview Trip Report Food Gear Food is obviously necessary for life. In the backcountry, the luxuries of a home kitchen fade, and the raw need for sustenance takes on a central role. When undertaking a difficult route, especially at altitude, where senses of taste and hunger can be affected, a […]
Joffrey and I transitioned into our urban San Francisco visit easily. Megan welcomed us into her home and immediately let us shower and use her washing machine and dryer to clean our filthy hiking clothes. Megan bought us excellent coffees down the street from her home, and we ate […]
Annie made this delightful dinner for her house today. The menu was: Whole-wheat linguine with avocado garlic sauce and cherry tomatoes Mixed green salad topped with mustard-cashew dressing, cashew “cheese” crumble, and roasted chick peas. Delicious!