Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Last Hurrah!

Our last summer day at the cabin came much too quickly. We decided to end our summer here in style and grandeur. We drove almost 2 hours south to Lee Vining and the Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite National Park. From there, we drove a dusty, dirt road to Saddleback Lake at just over 10,000 feet. There, we took a water taxi to the far end of the lake and hiked the amazing 20 Lakes Basin. We counted the lakes we passed along the 5 mile loop and, it turns out, there are more than twenty. It was an an incredibly beautiful hike. Then, on our way back to the cabin, although it was already 6 p.m. and we had 1.5 hours of driving ahead of us, we decided to stop at Buckeye hot springs for a 2.5 hour soak. We just couldn't leave and that's just how we feel about the cabin.