Day 52: Kearsarge pass again, and a second pass
[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e had so much food left over. Spinach, marshmallows, cookies, blueberries, plums, chips, etc. Breakfast. I ate too much I think.
We had to hitch back and a peek climber Rowan, picked us up. He was on his way to go to a peek but he was happy with some company and brought us all the way to the trailhead. Thank you again Rowan!!
We started with 5 miles uphill. Our packs were loaded with 7 days of food. Heavy!! We felt a bit weak all day. We had to go over Glen pass as well.
During our lunch we met a ranger for the second time. He also wanted to see our permits and was asking about a dog on the JMT.
At sun down all mosquitoes came out again. It was horrible. But now I am happily in my tent.
Miles hiked: 5.2 miles on PCT/JMT (+7.6 miles over kearsarge pass back , and +0.6 wrong direction )
junction to bullfrog lake/kearsarge pass (789.1) – Lower Rae lake (794.3)
Elevation: 10570 ft