The Grid: Liberty, Flume

Sunday, December 13, 2020Start/end: Liberty Springs trailheadMileage: 13.01Elevation gain/loss: 4787′GaiaGPS track I started out from the Liberty Springs trailhead at 7:30am with Philip. We’d originally been thinking of heading up the Flume slide, but given the slushy and wet shoulder conditions, we decided to do an out-and-back instead. We hiked up the AT/Liberty Springs trail, … Continue reading The Grid: Liberty, Flume

The Grid: Hale

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020Start/end: Hale Brook trailheadMileage: 4.52Elevation gain/loss: 2340′GaiaGPS track We had a more relaxed morning, and didn’t get to Hale until mid-morning. We enjoyed a quick hike to the top, contending with ice on rocks as we got closer to the summit. The trees above ~3800′ had rime ice coating their branches and … Continue reading The Grid: Hale

The Grid: Moriah

Monday, Oct 12, 2020Start/end: Carter-Moriah trailheadMileage: 8.3Elevation gain/loss: 3192′GaiaGPS track After an early start, we packed up the rest of our site, and headed into town to buy a quick breakfast. We were the first car at the Moriah trailhead parking area and headed up the smooth trail. We reveled in the beautiful views from … Continue reading The Grid: Moriah