Four of us took a wonderful trip to the Trinity Alps, in northern California. Two of us are hammockers, and two ground dwellers
Lots of nice gear, and plenty of food and other amenities.
My gear: Osprey Hornet pack. Traveller hammock. Oes Maccat Standard. 3Syeti underquilt, Nunatak Arc Specialist quilt. Lots of evernew (kettle, cup, spork), Snowpeak Giga stove. None of my clothes were backpacking clothes, per se, maybe just my trail runners.
Other's gear included a DIY hammock and tarp. Lots oz Zpacks cuben. MLD packs. This, thin pads for the ground
We hiked in 5 miles on a Friday afternoon. Found a beautiful spot by the river, with the clearest water and swimming hole.
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By the way, i went to sleep at 7 pm and woke up from other's talking at 7 am
We left most gear at camp at headed to Boulder creek lakes, about 3.5 miles. First we walked though a nice meadow,
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then along the river and then a serious scamble to the lakes. Quite a bit of bush wacking, which kept people out of this beautiful spot. The water was warm enough to swim, not merely jump in.
To be continued...with more pictures