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Old 08-19-2010   #1
Southern Oregon, Oregon
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3 High Sierra Rivers in 4 Days

First Ascent kayakers Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry set out to kayak down three rivers in the High Sierra wilderness – just outside Yosemite National Park– in four days.

Just before sunrise, it was a picture-perfect summer morning. I hiked up the Kibbie Ridge trail, 10 miles toward the put-in for Upper Cherry Creek outside Yosemite National Park. I was trying to keep up with Ben Stookesberry as the brisk air lost out to his unrelenting pace. We were moving fast and feeling good about our ascent to the top of the trail. Our adventure would not end with this hike, but just begin...

Check out some photos and the rest of the story at the Born Out There Blog.

-Chris Korbulic
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