Yeah, it’s been awhile! Sitting down at a desk and blogging is much more of a chore than Facebooking! I have the WordPress app on my phone, so this will be quick and easy!
Got my two permits on-line, and the gate code was wrong! Burned a few hours and $20 in gas getting to a phone signal, to call the BLM.
About 25 miles to the eastern end of the park, after a short detour to the Benitoite Gem Mine.
I slept in the Subie at 4000 feet. I was happy to be wearing three layers, and two sleeping bags!
Thats about it! Long drive in the Subie, and a 7 mile round-trip hike. I was buzzed by a scruffy old ex-Coast Guard chopper, for some reason!