Chasing butterflies

Mountain dew day, Mile 744, almost to Whitney 14505 ft, chasing butterfly, Dow villa margaritas, about to hit JMT, super hot Mojave to chilly 2:20am cowboying it with Junior and Dixie, lake Isabella with the Dixie Cup clan, kern river rafting, cartwheel fell in love, Kennedy meadows for burgers and beer, can’t wait for what’s ahead

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And we are off!

Our first few days have already been filled with unexpected side adventures ad a lot of new friends! Dixie cup is a champ and is learning the ropes quickly. Everyone’s feet feel great and thank god for gogo apple sauce. Our first day from best western to our excavated campsite was hot and dry but thanks to the secret water cache from the class of 2012 and awesome chairs at mile 356 we were straight chillin. Day 2 we were able to get through our miles early and met our first trail angel diane who drove us all the way to target because of a bum ipod. Quick sandwhich and post office stop and we were back on the trail. We finished up Mt. Baden-Powell Two more days and 76 miles later we have escaped the heat and are now sitting at the red roof inn in Palmdale. We are planning out our reroute around the gnarly Powerhouse fire that’s going to detour us onto way too many road miles. Looking forward to the days ahead! (Ok well not really, its gonna be hot, dry and smoky)

But hey welcome to SoCal class of 2013!!!

Xoxo NBDaze

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Hippie and NBD love ULA

We love Chris and his backpacks. We love pink packs even more. We could go on for at least 30 minutes about this backpack, oh, just wait, Hippie will in an upcoming video, so be sure to tune into that gem.