Backpacking in the Sierras
By Tom Modugno
Mid August we took the whole family plus a few friends up to the Western Sierra for a few days. We were pleased to find way more water than last year and even a few remaining snow patches. Surprisingly, the water wasn't too cold and we had several warm sunny days to enjoy it. In addition to the sun, we had thunder, lightning, rain, some hail and a million hungry mosquitos!
Every year, I'm reminded how much fun it is to get offline, off the grid and out of the comfort zone, even just for a short while. It hits a big reset button and simple things become amazing, boring things become fascinating...Enjoy the photos.
Also, check out www.goletasurfing.com for some local surf photos and spots!