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Lake Sabrina To Blue Lake

Lake Sabrina to Blue Lake

When we arrived in the Eastern Sierra at the end of September, I thought it was probably too early for the fall colors. Little did I know Lake Sabrina near Bishop, CA had a wonderful surprise waiting for me. First, we stopped at Looney Beans in town for breakfast. I like this little coffee shop

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Sappy Paws

Hiking With Dog

It happens when you hike among the trees. It can be extremely uncomfortable if tree sap gets on your dog’s fur between the toes. The sap picks up all the tiny debris it touches and glues everything together between the toes. Here you can see two of Xena’s toes are stuck together. Small debris gets wedged

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Vivian Creek Trail to Halfway Camp

Vivivan Creek Trail

The first time we hiked here last December, we didn’t quite make it to Halfway Camp. Instead, we had a great time in the snow! Without the snow slowing us down and distracting us with winter fun, this time, we had a better chance of making it further up on the Vivian Creek Trail in

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San Gabriel Peak via Eaton Saddle

San Gabriel Peak

Due to unexpected road closure on Hwy 2, we ended up doing this hike on Labor Day. It worked out better in the end because it was way hotter than I anticipated. This short hike was perfect for that morning. Either I am an ultimate optimist or this is the truth but it always seems

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