Looking out from my tent in the crisp morning, there was no sign of Amped stirring.
"Good," I told myself, "poor bastard needs some good sleep after yesterday."
The night had been below freezing, but probably still 10F to 15F warmer than the previous night. I had slept well and it looked like Amped had also slept well. This was good news, but I knew the next night might not be as... *ahem*... "warm" at the higher elevation and that would be the night before summiting Forester Pass, the highest point on the Pacific Crest Trail at 13,200 feet.Read More