MIle 623 to McIver’s Spring – 20 Miles (32 km) – 643 miles total
I woke up to a lovely pink sky and a tent that was wet from condensation. Thankfully because I was not in a valley, so it didn’t take long for the sun to hit my tent and I got it mostly dried off by the time I was ready to leave.
It was 7 miles to a water cache and then a 13 miles dry stretch, the first part of which was a climb up 1600ft, which as the temperature got warmer was a tough climb. However, once at the top it was lovely alpine pine and rock scenery. You can tell we are getting closer to the sierra. In fact today was the first time that the snow capped mountains of the sierra came into view in the distance.
The trail meandered up and down for the rest of the afternoon before I finally made it to McIver Spring and campsite.
Today I am thankful for majestic views.