The Heart of the Wilderness

June 20, 2014
Mono Lake View from Ansel Adams Wilderness
Total distance:  9.1 miles

The night before my first trip of the year to the high country, I was unable to sleep.  Excitement set in and I laid awake in bed like a child on Christmas Eve waiting for Santa.  A quick glance at the clock showed that it was just before midnight.  I should have been fast asleep by then because I wanted an early start.  Instead of sleeping, my mind traced the route I would take.  I ran through a mental list of things to add to the backpack; and I worried that my knee would give me problems.  Two hours later after tossing, turning and fluffing the pillows, I finally drifted off to sleep.

Trailhead sign.
Trailhead sign.

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