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Frozen water bottles indicated just how cold the night had been. I wore all of my clothes to bed- dirty hiking clothes layered under fleece, head wrapped in my down jacket, mittens tucked into cold spots. Packing up on mornings like this is always tough- despite eating breakfast in my hammock and being fast to pack, my hands and toes sometimes get numb from the cold before I start hiking.
|Another freezing-cold water stream to ford.|
|Arizona tries to warm up in his sleeping bag while we wait for the sun to come out.|
|My feet are wrapped up in my down jacket as I try to massage some life into them.|
|Stunningly beautiful lakes.|