Carson Pass Altitude Adjustment

Co-Pilot and I loaded up Bouncing Betty and headed up the Hwy 88 corridor. I had booked last minute 4th of July reservations at Plasses Resort on the shores of Silver Lake at 8000 feet.

Shot rock Vista

Shot rock Vista

Nice old school resort if a bit busy with ATV’s.

Site B-9

Site B-9

After checking in we poked around on 88

Caples

Caples

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Kirkwood in summer slumber

 

over the pass and down into Tahoe. Co-pilot got her gambling bug addressed and I in fact continue to pile up the brownie points. Saturday AM we headed back up to the pass for a day hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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We headed south towards Winnemucca lake but stopped somewhat short (of breath).  Wildflowers were abundant  and there was still snow on the cornices.

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Frog Lake

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Looking west down to Caples

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Tenzing Norgay

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Mosquito factory

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Framed

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Somewhere north of 9000 feet

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Ominous Cumulus

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Sexy Sherpa

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Looking for Reese W.

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NYeti

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Did a little fishing at Caples but just for show.

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Lovely dinner by campfire Saturday night.

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Fun trip,been camping now 4 times this summer.

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