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San G or Bust!

     I had just fallen down a twenty foot snowy slope. Right after the fall I was still grasping my left hand, a little panicked that it might be broken but still hobbling slowly and carefully up hill.       I don’t think I have ever hated switch backs like I did in that moment. Which …

97 Switch Backs

    I had been training to hike Mt Whitney for months.    Mainly I was just distance running with some longer hikes thrown in.    I felt like I was in okay condition to hike the twenty two miles of Mt Whitney, but I definitely could have trained harder if I had more time.    For weeks every one told …