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TRT day 8

Saturday, August 31 Start: Spooner Summit Trailhead End: Kingsbury Junction South Miles: 18.6 (+0.5 side trail to parking lot, +0.8mi walk to Tramway Market for cash for the bus and snacks) Elevation gain/loss: 4541’/4173′ I was up at 6:30am this morning, and called a Lyft at 7am, arriving at the trailhead by 7:30am. From Spooner … Continue reading TRT day 8

TRT day 7

Friday, August 30 Start: Mt Rose Summit Trailhead End: Spooner Summit Trailhead Miles: 23.2 Elevation gain/loss: 3953’/5705′ I was up this morning around 6:30am, packed up my bags, had a quick breakfast, and then headed out to the trailhead, arriving by 8am. A friend from South Lake Tahoe had been willing to pick up me … Continue reading TRT day 7

TRT day 6

Thursday, August 29 Start: Mt Rose Summit trailhead End: Brockway Summit trailhead Miles: 22.9 Elevation gain/loss: 2982’/4734′ After a lovely zero day in town, I was up at 6:15am this morning. I had a quick breakfast and then ordered a Lyft to the trailhead. I arrived at the trailhead by 7am, prepped my gear, and … Continue reading TRT day 6

TRT day 5

Tuesday, August 27 Start: Tahoe City End: Brockway Summit trailhead Miles: 20.3 Elevation gain/loss: 3993’/3215′ After restless sleep due to anxiety and the 3rd room’s occupant arriving loudly at 11pm (including the crinkliest bag in creation), I was up at 5:15am. I had a quick breakfast and was out waiting for the 6am bus a … Continue reading TRT day 5