Official Brochure Trip #: 13125A
Start: 5 PM, Sunday, July 14, 2013 End: 2 PM, Saturday, July 20, 2013 Trip Followup new Itinerary with some pictures Participant submissions: Erin's Blog Pictures: Susan's | John's Save Peter Grubb Hut fundraiser: The Sierra Club needs $50,000 - $100,000 to reopen Peter Grub Hut. The Hut sees an average of about 1,000 visitor-nights reserved every winter. In addition many PCT hikers use it in the Summer. It saved the life of a skier in 2004. Save the Peter Grubb Hut! (savepetergrubbhut.org) About Peter Grubb Hut (www.sierraclub.org/outings/lodges/huts/grubb.aspx) More Information for things we discussed on our outing: Blisters (I'm still updating this) Search for lost snowshoer between Peter Grubb hut and Sand Ridge Lake Water Purification Bear Safety Backpacks 8/7/13 Camp Stoves Sierra Nevada Dangers (Blisters is now #1 on my list) Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film, American Experience | Sierra Club Productions - Ansel Adams page at donsnotes.comCorrespondence:
Update 2 - Gear - Equipment List
Update 3 - Food
Update 4 - Contacts, Carpooling, Transportation
Weather: The average high for July is 78° and the average low is 37°. The record low for July is 24°.
Maps: Donner Summit AreaHistoric Snow Depth (Note: This is from the Soda Springs CSS Lab, snow will linger on the north side of peaks and in shady areas for a month or more after it has melted at the Lab.) Books:
Joy of Backpacking: Your Complete Guide to Attaining Pure Happiness in the Outdoors, Brian Beffort
The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated: A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills by Rick Curtis
Backpacker & Hiker's Handbook, by WIlliam Kemsley Jr.
The Complete Walker, Colin Fletcher, Chip Rawlins
Sierra Club Outings Reference:
Don McBride 732 560-0369