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Re: TR: Duck Pass to Reds Meadow loop with kids

Postby withoutatrace » Sun Aug 08, 2010 12:43 pm

Thanks so much for sharing that Tim. Wow, those kids look like they had a blast! I am planning a trip with small children in a few years--I will be returning to the Sierra after 30 years! When I was stationed in California, there wasn't a weekend that passed that would't find me somewhere in the high country. My children have never been, so we are trying to put together 2 trips--one with small kids and then a longer one without kids. So now I'll be able to hike this glorious range with not only my children, but my grands as well. Talk about a gift!! I can't wait! Thanks again for sharing, this really brought a smile to my face!



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Re: TR: Duck Pass to Reds Meadow loop with kids

Postby alpen glow » Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:59 pm

Lake of the Lone Indian and Peter Pande lake are the best out of all the lakes in the Silver Divide.
However Mott Lake has the best fishing.
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Re: TR: Duck Pass to Reds Meadow loop with kids

Postby nevadasmith » Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:52 pm

I did the loop from duck pass to red's meadow & then the bus ride out of red's about 20
years ago, Nice little trip. I did wander over to purple lake for a day/night, then back
to the trail heading to Red's meadow. Got snowed on just as I passed duck lake, also had the hot springs all to my self.....My has that pool of hot water gotten low, when I was there the water at that same exact pool was easily at neck level when sitting normally in the pool. I still have an old photo of Me in it.
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Re: TR: Duck Pass to Reds Meadow loop with kids

Postby fishmonger » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:13 pm

giantbrookie wrote:Nice trip report and photos. Great trip with the kids. Mine can't quite do a trip like this yet (oldest is 8, younger one 4 and a half)


agree on the 4 year old, but 8 is just fine - meet this young JMT hiker (yes, the ful JMT): she turned 7 at Evolution Lake this July - compared to her my 12-year-old twins were "old pros" on their third JMT

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