Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop

4 September 2020 Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop (13.1 miles, +3,200/-3,200 feet). I originally thought we might backpack in Great Basin, but the distances are quite small, and longer trips tend to go on ridges that sound a bit sketchy (at least they did when we spoke with a ranger at the Visitor Center). …

Glacier Trail and Alpine Lakes Loop

3 September 2020 Glacier Trail and Alpine Lakes Loop (6 miles, +1,200/-1,200 feet). Half Cookie and I wanted to do a Sierra trip this September.  But then all of California caught on fire.  So we searched the map for places that were a similar distance by car from San Diego. One place we have always…