Group Backpacking Hiking Trip

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Group Backpacking Hiking Trip

Mary and I are organizing Murray's Group backpacking trip this year. We try to narrow down the details according to Richard's "Devil" schedule and other tradeoffs. Currently, there are three date options and two trail choices.


We will pick a date and a trail based on feedbacks from group members. A small information session will be given after the group meeting on Apr. 18, 2006.

Date Optioins

  • July 27 - July 30, 2006
  • August 3 - August 6, 2006
  • September 7 - September 10, 2006

All of them are from Thursday to Sunday.

Trail Choices

  • Agnew Meadows - Ediza Lake -Thousand Island Lake -PCT
   * Nearby City:   Mammoth Lakes, CA
   * Length:   about 22 total miles
   * Trail Type:   Loop with two small side trips
   * Skill Level:   Moderate
   * Duration:   Arrive Mammoth Lakes on Thu. and spend 3 days on the trail. 
  • Rainbow Mtn. - Sawtooth Pass
   * Nearby City:   Mineral King, CA (South Part of Sequoia National Park)
   * Length:   about 30 total miles
   * Trail Type:   Loop
   * Skill Level:   Moderate
   * Duration:   Arrive Mineral King at Wed. night and use 4 days to finish the loop


The following people are planning to attend:

   * Mary Dunlop
   * Zhipu Jin
   * Richard Murray

If your name isn't on this list, please send an e-mail to Zhipu or Mary.