Day 10. Our day started with a 3-mile climb up Dicks Pass. The climbing felt much lighter than it had the night before. We were well rested, and the fresh morning air made the ascent a breeze.Continue reading “TRT: Gilmore Lake lake to Richardson Lake”
Day 11. I woke up a few times during the night because I was cold and had to put on some more clothes. As my alarm rang at 5AM, I got out of the tent and noticed that the ground around us was covered in frost.Continue reading “TRT: Richardson Lake to Tahoe City”
I hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail in July and August of 2018. It was my first thru-hike. Even though I had been backpacking in the past, there were a few things I learned along the way. Some were specific to the trail, and others were more general and something I can use in my future adventures.Continue reading “TRT: Lessons learned – what would I do differently next time?”
Trip date: June 9-16, 2021.
This was my second thru-hike of the TRT. On my first TRT hike in 2018, I missed out on much of the views due to wildfire smoke. This time around, I headed out earlier in the summer to avoid getting caught in the middle of fire season. The 2020-2021 winter was the third-driest winter on record, so the snow was not a major issue despite the early date.Continue reading “Tahoe Rim Trail 2021 trip report – 8 days, 182 miles”