Lake Isabelle

Lake Isabelle

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Thursday, 4/23/09 S. Boulder Peak

After two painful days on the bike, I figured a walk in the hills might help relieve a little stiffness in my legs. I decided to head up S. Boulder Peak, as I was interested to see what remained of this fabled snowstorm. The going was slow, then I hit some snow and it was even slower, then it even slowed more above the saddle as I postholed in shorts all the way to the summit. I made the summit in 1:33, even Sierra was waiting for me, wondering what the heck was up.

The descent was tricky in the snow, compounded by my weak legs. I ended up pulling off the descent in a lightning fast 1:21 for a 2:56 RT (including breaks). This might be an all time slow solo trip for me, but it felt great just to be outside on such a nice day, not to mention the coolness of the deep snow felt great on my sore and tired legs.

1 comment:

  1. You'll have to take me up that again sometime without snow so I can see the trail!

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