Don on September 28th, 2016

Wednesday:  (09/28) Breakfast at Jack In The Box, a nic Loaded Breakfast Sandwich. I was off for a 1000 appointment at the Hyundia dealer for service. It took about three hours to complete and I waited in the waiting room attended a webinar, watched training videos and tinkered on the computer. On the way home I […]

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Don on September 27th, 2016

Tuesday: (09/27) Breakfast from L&L Hawaiian, my usual sausage egg and cheese English muffin and a maple bar. I took the little car and headed up the mountain to the trailhead meeting location. This si my first adventure out in the car and I was half way there at Hwy 280 and Pagemill Road when […]

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Don on September 21st, 2016

Wednesday: (09/21) It started raining about 0200 and continued through the morning. I decided to leave. During a lull in the rain I readied the RV to roll. I departed camp about 0915. I drove over the the Historic estates site  near  the camp. it was raining pretty good so I decided to come back […]

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Don on September 20th, 2016

Tuesday: (09/20) Granola for breakfast. We were off to Echo Lake so I could complete the last mile to Highway 50. I skipped this a couple of days ago because it was late and Lou and Dawn were waiting for dinner. It only took about 3o minutes to get to the highway. Lou and Dawn […]

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Don on September 19th, 2016

Monday: (09/19) Lou and I got up at 0530 to listen to some owls hooting in the campground. She made portobello mushrooms topped with eggs and sausage for breakfast. Lou and Dawn were off on the town looking and a bookstore and? I relaxed at camp. I took a walk to the nearby logging operation […]

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Don on September 18th, 2016

Sunday: (09/18) Above is the morning view from my camp at Fontanillis lake A panorama view of Fontanillis Lake. More Fontanillis Lake. Such calm water and great lighting. I just liked the swirl in this stump by the trail. Long climb to start my day up to Dick’s Pass. Great view from there. I had cell […]

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Don on September 17th, 2016

Saturday: (09/17) Up before the scouts (above left), on trail at 0725. Enjoyed a table for brunch at Barkers Pass. Met a member of Tahoe Rim Trail Association who was there to resupply a group of their hikers. I met their 19 Hikers a couple miles down trail. Jim a trail runner caught up to […]

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Don on September 16th, 2016

Friday: (09/16) Tinkers Knob above left was just to the North of my campsite. Some nice views from the ridge above several ski areas. i really liked the colorful slope on the right above. Same spot as the above photo in panorama view. Some bleak trail areas. Same bleak, different color. Nice views of Lake […]

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Don on September 15th, 2016

Thursday: (09/15) Up early, threw the pack in the car and headed off toward Truckee. Hwy 89, the road on the West side of the lake, was closed for construction so we took Hwy 50 to Hwy 28 to Hwy 267 and arrived in Truckee, the long way. We had breakfast at the Wagon Wheel […]

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Don on September 13th, 2016

Tuesday: (09/13) Bread pudding for breakfast. We spent quite a while finishing up preparing to leave. We left the house about 1330 and decided to go to Chili’s restaurant for lunch before we left so drove the motorhome towing the jeep to Mountain View’s Chili’s. Dawn and I had their special $10 lunch which included a […]

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