MARMOT HIKER TRASH FUN SCALE:
Number 1 FUN: Just having fun and it will be great to tell stories afterward. Having fun in the moment!
Number 2 FUN: Not so much fun in the moment. But will be great fun to tell stories afterward.
Number 3 FUN: Really, really not having fun in the moment. And will not be fun to tell stories about any of what happened at all.
August 1st Smudge ended up in ER with acute altitude sickness and hypothermia stage 2 and doc said she is done on the trail. She will heal up fine in time. Smudge is giving this day a number 3 fun!