JMT II – day 4: A thousand islands, a thousand lakes

aka PCT day 54 . June 12th 2015: Lake underneath Donahue Pass – Donahue Pass – Island Pass – Thousand Island Lake – Emerald Lake – Ruby Lake – Shadow Lake – Rosalie Lake. Ca 15ml

DonahuePass7I wake up and feel like as if a heavy load has fallen off my shoulders. Sometimes it’s good to let everything out, the hurt feelings, the disappointments, the haunting ghosts. It gives them less power if you look them in the face, if you don’t let them grow in silence, if you don’t feed them chunks of your soul.

We hike up Donahue as if it’s nothing. Holy moly my legs got strong baby! After just 45 minutes we’re on the the pass, take a quick pic and hike down. It’s gorgeously green. Water everywhere, flowers o the wild flowers and… mozzies.

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DAY 7: Go go go Donahue and Island Pass!

Thursday 29th August 2013: Lake 160 – Donahue Pass – Island Pass- 1000 Island Lake:

What a night! What a night! Without sleep…. The wind was blowing soooo damn hard that it felt as if my tent could fly away, jeeeeeeeee! Anyway I left camp at about 8:15am (I’m only just guessing cuz I didn’t bring a watch…. I love to live TIMELESS!!!) and I hit Donahue Pass right away. That went smoothly, yeah!

Whilst hiking I thought about Bobcat. How peaceful and happy and at ease he seemed! Like he had nothing to worry about. Wow even after all those miles he was so honestly struck by the beauty of nature. Just like me but this is only day 7 on trail. wow! He had such a happiness and peacefullness around him!!!
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