The outdoor bar at VVR
Resupply sorting time!
'LB', or Little Bastard, the chipmunk who would not go away.
Mary, Michael, and Anna Marie at lunch time.
With delicous fresh-out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookies on the table
VVR is 1/3 of the way to Canada or 2/3 of the way to Mexico along the PCT
Camp at VVR - hikers are free to pitch their tents wherever.
I didn't have my camera with me when the enormous tri-tip and chicken were being grilled
Back on the boat
Anna Marie and Mary
Looking back at the low shore of lake Edison
Back into the mountains we go.
Boat load of thru hikers
Preparing for our long 1/2 mile hike today (hee)
The arriving group waits on the shore for the ferry
Hi Marty and Cameron!
Hope you had a good birthday at VVR
Another shot of the low, low Lake Edison
Walking up to the trees to find a campsite for the night.
I liked this spot - right by the lake.
Kerry and Michael learn how to operate the Jetboil
I went out to relax and read next to the creek
Mary has a similar idea...
Mono creek drains into Lake Edison
The low water year combined with the dam construction makes this area look very strange
Me, with my cold Coors....mmmm, delicious (ugh)
(canned beer options were very limited, and I wasn't going to carry an empty bottle to North Lake)
The difficult life of a backpacker
I noticed this long after we set up camp
It says, "DO NOT SLEEP HERE"