Mosquitoes at Thousand Island area vs. Sabrina Basin?

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Re: Mosquitoes at Thousand Island area vs. Sabrina Basin?

Post by Cycleboy » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:48 pm

Possibly we'll see you up there. I want to be in the backcountry for the eclipse.








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Re: Mosquitoes at Thousand Island area vs. Sabrina Basin?

Post by mangomegan » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:27 pm

Same. The eclipse day is DD's 11th birthday! So special to spend it in the backcountry. Maybe see you there--we are a family of four, and DH is an amputee--makes for a memorable way to recognize him...

FYI, I called the ranger at Bishop today, and was told there's no snow up there.

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Re: Mosquitoes at Thousand Island area vs. Sabrina Basin?

Post by Cycleboy » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:40 pm

Ok, that's good to hear. I'll be checking in various sites and calling the rangers again during the week for any bug update.

I think we are leaning towards going for it. The latest thought is if we get up there and it's terrible, we'll move elsewhere or come down to Mammoth or somewhere to relax. We are a tall white guy and a short Asian lady.

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Re: Mosquitoes at Thousand Island area vs. Sabrina Basin?

Post by Cycleboy » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:31 am

We decided to call off our plans. I'm bummed but one too many iffy things conspiring against it. Maybe next month we'll get a chance. If not, then next summer.

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