We had a marathon ahead of us and we felt motivated and in good spirits.
Katie's friend was meeting us at VVR with fresh cronuts from her donut shop and assorted other goodies, and I was hoping to catch up with my friend, Britt, too.
We hiked up to Selden Pass and were guided up the trail for a moment by our deer friend.
Come on Sara, you can do it!
We met some southbound hikers at the top of the pass and one had a similar sense of fashion, I mean sun protection.
The trail was kind and we made great time. There are several ways to get to Vermillion Valley Resort, so the guys and girls split up and raced to the finish line.
I met some cool dudes camping out at Lake Edison for a couple weeks and they offered me a can of cold refreshment.
I caught a ride to the resort with the campground host and made it there just before nightfall.