Backpacking on Donner Pass

mom, will you take me backpacking? Shocked to hear these words uttered by my 8-year old hiking-averse son, I jumped at the chance. We set out from┬áthe PCT trailhead near I–80, and took the Glacial Loop trail to the PCT. Another trail off the PCT, to the right, led us to Lake Angela and eventually Flora Lake, our destination. We swam, explored, swam some more, and had a peaceful night. Will definitely return for more. It was about four milesRead more