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Sierra High Route Resupply Food Guide

Sierra High Route Resupply Food

I live, breathe, dream, and eat food. Most of the time, I go into the backcountry just to eat delicious food. Most of the time, my backpacking trips are no longer than 3 or 4 days, so I can weigh my pack down with cheese, chocolate and wine. While the majority of my backpacking trips usually involve luxurious happy hours, I was not afforded that opulence on the 195-mile Sierra High Route. Here’s what I came up with to ensure my Sierra High Route resupply food was delicious and nutritious.

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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Pants Review

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Pants Review

The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket has been on the market for quite some time now as a tried and true lightweight down jacket. (In fact, it’s also the most common down jacket on the PCT.) When they introduced the Ghost Whisperer Down Pants, If you are a person who struggles to stay warm, the Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Pants are a must have for your adventure kit. 

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5 Day Mineral King Backpacking Loop

As a young lass, Walden West Outdoor School & Summer Camp took me on my first backpacking trips on the Skyline-to-the-Sea route through the Santa Cruz Mountains. As the years went on, they added more offerings in the Sierra, which is how I discovered Mineral King. I’ll never forget flipping through those brochures in awe of kids jumping off rocks into alpine lakes. After 15+ years of waiting, my boots (trail runners, more accurately) finally touched the trails of Mineral King. If you’ve got some time to spare, this 5-day Mineral King backpacking loop is a must-do.

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