May 31, 2013
backpacking multiple days at higher altitudes or car-camping with day hiking in the mountains or the desert
Tam McArthur Rim to Brokentop; more local,Patterson Mountain.
North fork of the King's River, John Muir Wilderness, Cal. ; local, Patterson Mountain
A Svea white gas stove that has worked incredibly well since I acquired it in 1975. It has been in use every year since and has probably cooked a thousand meals.
short, overnight (easy) hikes; for beginners and us old-timers to start out on. Then some more challenging trips, such as Tam McArthur Rim. I'm always open to impromptu short training jaunts almost any time.
older man, lots of experience, but slower these days. Love to hike and bp locally; used to spend every summer in the High Sierra, but those days are over. My occupations were: paramedic, ICU tech, and ER Director. Low income,car-pooling necessary