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Muir Woods & More

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

REI Garage Sale

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

Sespe Wilderness

Alabama Hills && Whitney

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

Conquering Half Dome

Tunnel View, leaves me speechless every time

Backpacking San Gorgonio Mountain

Friday night we hit the trail around 6:30 pm

Mount Laguna in San Diego County

Welcome to Cleveland National Forest

Blue Ridge Campground & Big Horn Mine

View on the drive to Blue Ridge Campground

Idyllwild

The road to Yellow Post Site 2

Valle de Guadalupe

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

Vincent Gap to Mount Baden-Powell

Started at the Vincent Gap parking lot

Hanna Flats

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

Ice House Canyon

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

Camp 4

The drive in to Yosemite National Park