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Mosquitoed by Lone Peak

powder porpoise Just a quick overnighter in the meadow below Lone Peak Cirque. To save weight I didn’t bring the netting of my tent. Then, halfway up the gruelling “Jacobs Ladder” trail, I remembered the last time I spent the night in Lone Peak Cirque about the same time of year: I was eaten alive by mosquitoes.. Unfortunately, this year was no different. Despite the passing of a quick but powerful thunderstorm, the PowderPorpoise and I were snacked on all night long. Continue reading