The Master Plan: Sierra Nevadas

Alright, so we’ve been looking for a campsite, a tent/cabin, a cabin, a house, a shack, even a box (ok not really) at Yosemite, but apparently, everything within 1.5 hours of Yosemite is booked. So, there’s been a change of plans… Drum roll please……………

That’s right, we’ll be camping in the Sierras this weekend!! After doing some research, we found the most amazing camp site: nature, the wild, mano a mano with the elements! I don’t know if you guys remember the Island Lake hike we took last summer, but we found out that we can actually camp anywhere along that trail. This means, we put our tents on our backs, hike onto that massive rock right next to the awesome lake, and BAM, set up tent and start cooking dinner! This may be A FIRST at Gracepoint Fellowship Church, Berkeley!!

Hanging out next to Island Lake in 2007

Hanging out next to Island Lake in 2007

We’ll also be going boating, going to one of the most beautiful yet untouch lakes that requires trucks to reach, and engage in some of awesome hikes. We’ll bring a guitar, games, our camp fire (though no open fires are allowed due to the recent fires) stories, and of course some great food.

Kairos 2 guys after a bumping truck ride to pristine Lake Bowman

Kairos 2 guys after a bumpy truck ride to pristine Lake Bowman in 2007


Hey! How come Ron's not wearing a life vest?

Hey! How come Ron's not wearing a life vest?

At any rate, see you guys this weekend!!

We’ll be putting up more updates this week so be sure to check back. Also, check the comments for packing lists, weather info, and other important info!


13 Responses to “The Master Plan: Sierra Nevadas”

  1. 1 cjko
    July 15, 2008 at 10:32 am

    😦 I’m sad I’m not going

  2. 2 Jully Yi
    July 15, 2008 at 11:24 am

    Hello! Here is a suggested packing list for this Sierra Trip!

    Sleeping bag
    Bible/Notebook for DT
    Shoes and socks to hike in
    Sandals to wade in the water
    Backpack (to carry lunch on the hike)
    Long pants (it gets cold in the evening)
    Sweater or light jacket
    Warm Jacket for Nighttime
    Sunscreen/bug repellent
    Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.) – please do not bring scented items so we don’t get bears
    Water bottle
    Your emergency contact info, names/phones.

  3. 3 Jully Yi
    July 15, 2008 at 11:56 am

    Sometimes they call me the “tormentor” or sometimes “Bully with a J” but my real name is Jully. 🙂 I’m part of the new Kairos 4 staff. I’ll be joining you guys on this trip for some awesome fun. See you soon!!

  4. 4 Lin
    July 15, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    how thoughtful jully! thanks~ wow now i’m really looking forward to going!!!!!!!! ahoooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhh

  5. 5 amy
    July 15, 2008 at 3:42 pm

    just a heads up, there won’t be any showers available. this is a real camping trip 🙂

  6. 6 andy
    July 16, 2008 at 11:35 am

    Weather Info: Please bring WARM cloths for nighttime as we are not allowed any fires at our campsite on the 2nd day.

    Thursday High 84 Low 59
    Friday High 87 Low 62
    Saturday High 88 Low 61

    Thursday – Beautiful
    Friday – Beautiful
    Saturday – Even more beautiful!!


  7. 7 Michelle
    July 16, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    This trip sounds exciting! let’s just hope it all works out, Andy! 🙂

  8. 8 andy
    July 16, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    Estimated Cost: $35-50
    The bulk of the cost will be gas. So the difference in cost between coming on Thursday and Friday groups won’t be very large.

    Also the finalized times of departure are
    Group 1: Thursday @ 1pm
    Group 2: Thursday @ 5:30pm
    Group 3: Friday @ 12:3012pm

  9. 9 Richard
    July 16, 2008 at 6:51 pm

    Hello! This is Richard (Dongses), also a part of Karos 4, and also going on the trip. Looking forward to a great time of fellowship with y’all.

  10. July 16, 2008 at 9:35 pm

    For those who are going, the times of departure are:
    * Thu 1pm
    * Thu 5:30pm
    * Fri 12pm

    Let’s meet up at Dana House (map) at the said times!

    Please check the packing list (Comment #2) before you arrive at Dana House!

  11. 11 donna
    July 17, 2008 at 10:13 am

    I’m so looking forward to this :).

  12. 12 Ernie
    July 17, 2008 at 11:58 pm

    HAVE FUN!!!

  13. 13 andy
    July 21, 2008 at 10:23 am

    Hey, we’re back and we had an awesome time!! Can’t wait for the pictures to be put up!!

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