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Sierra Snow Camping Weekend

Written by Aidan Grundy-Reiner, Rentals Lead at Berkeley FRIDAY Sometimes the dates for you and your crew line up on a beautiful summer weekend, other times the gang is only able to line up time off in February, and when that happens, by golly you head for the mountains all the same. Friday obligations completed on one such weekend, three friends and I assembled at my house, did one last check over of our group gear, divvied it up, and started our drive towards real winter. With the short winter days working against us (and possibly an In-N-Out stop), we got to the trailhead just before sunset, strapped on our (rental!) snowshoes, and got moving.   The plan was to hea...
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