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Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby Snow Nymph » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:31 am

Saturday, 24 January 2009
Mono Lake, Sierra Nevada

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Rehab wk 1: Sat afternoon SnowDude took me to Mono Lake for a short walk and to get some fresh air. It was good to get out.

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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby Snow Nymph » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:40 am

Sunday, 25 January 2009
Eureka Sand Dunes, Death Valley

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Rehab: A week after surgery, the only thing I'm climbing is the walls. SnowDude drove us to Eureka Sand Dunes so I could get out, and I was able to hike to one of the lower dunes, maybe a mile or so. It felt good to get out. We drove to Beatty, NV for the night. (wk 158)

we hiked to the first bump in front from parking area on left of photo (not in pic)
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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby BSquared » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:55 pm

Go, Snow Nymph!
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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby ERIC » Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:08 pm

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Postby Hetchy » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:39 pm

Wellobviously I've been under a rock! I had no idea you were taken ill. I am sure you will recoup fast. Indeed I never could yet figure out how you manage to be in so many places in a single summer! Best wishes Snow Nymph!
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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:24 am

Thanks, B2 & Eric! Hetchy, not ill, had rototor cuff surgery 2 wks ago. Still getting out every weekend as long as I can get a ride. 4 wks til i can drive. 159 weekends out so far, w/plans to go north Thurs after PT. :D


Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Beatty, Rhyolite NV

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Stopped at Rhyolite, PSR and Trona on the way hope. I had to be in Redondo Beach for a 3PM Physical Therapy appointment

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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby hikerduane » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:00 pm

How far north ya comin young lady?
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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby balzaccom » Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:12 pm

Those bicycle tires need air.
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Re:Rehab week 2, Convict lake

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:03 pm

Duane, going to Mammoth. Nicer to sit by the fireplace than listen to city noise in LA.

B, needs pedals too!



Saturday, 31 January 2009
Convict Lake, Sierra Nevada

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Rehab Week 2: I asked SnowDude to drop me off at Convict Lake while he snowboarded. I carried a small pack and walked slowly around the lake. The south side was a little icy on slopey trail, so I turned back. I walked to the Restaurant at Convict Lake, and even tho they didn't open for another 1.5 hrs, they let me sit in the bar while waiting for SnowDude. I had 2 glasses of wine before he got there. We had dinner there for his birthday. Awesome food as always


Convict Lake at the start
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Convict Lake from where I turned around
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Re: Still getting out, short walks while rehabbing

Postby hikerduane » Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:36 pm

I like that first pic of Convict Lake.

I was hoping you were coming WAY north, maybe could have had some coffee or whatever and tried to reach madeintahoe, who I haven't met, but email some.:(
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