Day Four: Tahoe Rim Trail

24 Oct

October 24th
11.5 miles
Thursday morning we woke up feeling slightly more refreshed than the other mornings. The night had been warmer and we had both slept a little better because of it. We had our breakfast and packed up while enjoying the view of the lake before setting off toward town. Though we had over 11 miles to hike, it was almost all down hill which made for a quick morning. We only took one real break to eat before continuing on our way. We saw three mountain bikers, which felt like a lot since we had only seen one other person in the last couple of days!

We made it into town around 1pm (which meant we had knocked out 50 miles in exactly 72 hours!). We had to walk to the far end of town to pick up our drop at the post office before coming back and getting a hotel room in the thick of things. We dropped all our gear off and immediately went to the Tahoe Brewery for some beers and burgers (veggie for me). It all tasted delicious thanks to the hiker hunger we had already started building up.

The rest of the afternoon was spent in typical town day fashion- laundry, lounging and catching up on TV and the Internet. We may love to hike but we also love to rest when the time comes! 20131024-193845.jpg20131024-193857.jpg


2 Responses to “Day Four: Tahoe Rim Trail”

  1. Eric Rogers October 28, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    Those huge cones love to drop on your tent at night. Not the way you want to wake up. Hope you two are having fun!

  2. Yellowshirt October 29, 2013 at 10:09 am #

    Great to see you both back on the trail. I am looking forward to reading about your adventure!

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