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Re: Trips for 2010

Postby tim » Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:14 pm

fishmonger wrote: but thanks for mentioning the hot springs - that's one thing I haven't even mentioned to them as one of the many things we can do to make the trip more fun this year, especially in the first quarter of the hike when we want to take it a little slower.


My kids are really keen on visiting the hot springs - it was the main reason they wanted to choose this hike (Duck Pass to Fish Creek to Devils Postpile) for their first longer (5 day) trip.

I think we'll have to do the HST next year...



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Re: Trips for 2010

Postby richlong8 » Fri Apr 02, 2010 1:12 pm

Last weekend in April- for fishing opening day: Domeland Wilderness

Mid May weekend- Haiwee Pass to South Fork Kern/Monache Meadows

Memorial day weekend- Ranger Lakes from Rowell Meadow

July 4th weekend: Pine Creek Pass/French Canyon lakes

First weekend in August: Baker Lake from Parcher's Resort

Mid August weekend, Chocolate Lakes(with daughter)

September, 5 days, Red Mt. Basin from Courtwright

Late September, 6 days, Tephite Valley from Wishon

All my trips are fishing oriented, I am taking alot of time this year, fortunately, its a good year for me,me to do so, and I am going to take advantage of it.
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Re: Trips for 2010

Postby jimqpublic » Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:34 pm

Here's my list of "hopefully" trips:

Solo or with other adults:
4/16-18: Whitney MR.
6/26-7/1: White Mtn. to Whitney via pedal, paddle, & foot.
7/5-11: Langley, Muir, Whitney, Russell, Tyndall, & Williamson

Family trip with wife, 9 year old daughter & 7 year old son:
2 weeks early August: Virginia Lake Resort to Mammoth via Tuolumne, Red's Meadow, Iva Bell springs, somewhere, out probably Duck Pass. Resupply at Tuolumne and Red's so we don't have to carry more than 4-5 nights' food.
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Re: Trips for 2010

Postby Cross Country » Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:01 pm

A good early season trip is Edith (Edyth) Lake, and maybe Bearup while you're at it. If you want to stick to trails: Jack Main Canyon. Be sure to stop by (and fish) Laurel Lake.

Jim and Mike in Jack Main Canyon.
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Re: Trips for 2010

Postby fishmonger » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:53 pm

jimqpublic wrote:6/26-7/1: White Mtn. to Whitney via pedal, paddle, & foot.


anyone else sign on to this plan yet?

I'd do it if I lived out there, but I'll be on the interstate for a few days starting 6/25 to get to the mountains for the summer.

I have this 10-year-plan to convince my boss that I can telecommute from anywhere and do my work just fine, even from Owens Vally, CA. Once the kids are in college, I may even pull this off and move out there. I'll live in a van down by the river as long as it has a fast internet connection, so that I can go play more than just a few vacation weeks of the summer
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Re: Trips for 2010

Postby dave54 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:06 pm

dave54 wrote:Everything is up in the air right now. Wife is trying to get a new job. If she does, then asking for a week or so off soon after starting is not real good career planning... :eek: ...


She got the job. No vacation time for the first 6 months.

No big trips until September. Just local weekends for us this summer. :crybaby:
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