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Muir Woods & More

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First things first. Coffee stop. Iced mint mojito coffee yummmm

REI Garage Sale

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I feel like I shouldn't be posting about it. That the REI Garage Sale should not be written about, so that the less people who know about it, the less people there are at the sale.... I mean, if you are a dedicated REI member, you already know what I am talking about. But I feel like I need to share my experience this time around because it was such a memorable one.

My preparation for the San Diego REI Garage Sale started five days before the actual sale. As I was browsing my junk email, I came across one from REI, their monthly events calendar. I usually just skim it, because usually nothing catches my interest, but the one thing that always catches my eye on those calendars are the garage sales, and, yes! There was a garage sale listed for the upcoming weekend (Turns out there were actually 2 garage sales last weekend, the one in Chula Vista was Saturday, and the San Diego one was Sunday.)

So first things first, check Tizzy's work calendar (she sends me a screenshot once a m…

Sespe River Trail to Willett Hot Springs

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Sespe Wilderness

Alabama Hills && Whitney

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First things first, stopping at the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center to pick up permits

Conquering Half Dome

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Tunnel View, leaves me speechless every time

Backpacking San Gorgonio Mountain

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Friday night we hit the trail around 6:30 pm

Mount Laguna in San Diego County

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Welcome to Cleveland National Forest

Blue Ridge Campground & Big Horn Mine

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View on the drive to Blue Ridge Campground

Idyllwild

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The road to Yellow Post Site 2

Valle de Guadalupe

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The house we stayed at that was solar run, except we could only find one solar panel...

Vincent Gap to Mount Baden-Powell

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Started at the Vincent Gap parking lot

Hanna Flats

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Our usual tent setup, she's on the left, I'm on the right

Ice House Canyon

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The beginning to the Ice House Canyon Trail at Mt Baldy, California

Camp 4

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The drive in to Yosemite National Park