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Mom's first backpacking trip

Stacy and I took Deborah on her first backpacking trip. Three miles out to Snow Lake. 33 photos
August 5, 2018
Trail head
5 Aug 2018 - 15:41

Starting out on Deborah's first backpacking trip! Stacy got a bit cut off here.
Heading up
5 Aug 2018 - 17:05
Mom in front of the first decent views
5 Aug 2018 - 17:11
Stacy on the trail
5 Aug 2018 - 17:16
Some great trail work
5 Aug 2018 - 17:31

The Snow Lake trail is massively popular, so there is some real nice trail work, stairs and such on it.
Stacy!
5 Aug 2018 - 17:32
Adam and Deborah
5 Aug 2018 - 17:33
Looking down the valley
5 Aug 2018 - 17:38
Wilderness!
5 Aug 2018 - 17:45

Deborah entering the wilderness for the first time.
Snow Lake
5 Aug 2018 - 17:51

RIght as you come over the saddle you get a pretty great view of Snow Lake.
Mountain flowers
5 Aug 2018 - 18:04
Snow Lake
5 Aug 2018 - 18:06
Lucky was hot
5 Aug 2018 - 18:19

Lucky immediately ran into this pool when we came to it. Drank and cooled off.
Stacy washing her hands and legs in a stream
5 Aug 2018 - 18:21
Deborah trying out a hammock
5 Aug 2018 - 18:55
Deborah enjoying our camp
5 Aug 2018 - 19:57
Stacy and Deborah at camp
5 Aug 2018 - 20:30

The view from our camp was pretty great.
Lucky loves his sleeping bag
5 Aug 2018 - 20:46

We were worried he wouldn't sleep in it, but he loved it.
Sleepy dog
5 Aug 2018 - 20:50

Lucky falling asleep with his head on me
Stars at Snow Lake
6 Aug 2018 - 01:06
Stars at Snow Lake
6 Aug 2018 - 01:08
Stars at Snow Lake
6 Aug 2018 - 01:13
Hot tea at midnight
6 Aug 2018 - 01:24

Stacy got up with me around 1am to try and shoot some stars. We made tea to warm up.
Light on the horizon
6 Aug 2018 - 01:27
Hammock at the end of the world
6 Aug 2018 - 01:44
Mountains and Stars
6 Aug 2018 - 02:21
Snow Lake
6 Aug 2018 - 06:12
Lucky ready to go
6 Aug 2018 - 06:24
Our breakfast table
6 Aug 2018 - 07:08
Leaving camp
6 Aug 2018 - 07:58
Stacy on the way out
6 Aug 2018 - 08:33
Mountain flowers
6 Aug 2018 - 09:25
Dog is tired
6 Aug 2018 - 10:42

Lucky fell asleep pretty much immediately when we got in the car.