|3 tired, hungry, and thirsty friends nearing the end of a quick but long journey|
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The trip took us 4 days. We rode the 90ish miles down to the TH and hiked in most of the 3000' into Jefferson Park on the first day. Day 2 we had to fire up our nav skills as the trail was completely covered in snow; we all thought the snow would be clear that late in July, oops. The rest of day 2 was spent hydrating and just enjoying being in the mountains. I was still feeling thrashed on day 3 (climb day) and elected myself to spend Sunday helping the ladies navigate their way back to the cars as they had to head out. TC and Sam had a fun climb along with a successful summit. They rolled into camp shortly after I made my way back, and an oncoming storm caused us to pack up and head down to the TH for a night of rest before riding the 90ish miles back on day 4.
Another successful and memorable Mountaineering Bicycle Tour (MBT) put together by Terry Campbell. Thanks TC, awesome trip. Mt. Rainier MBT 2013!