138: History Trail Trekking with the Forlorn Hope Expedition
“It dawned on us that what we were doing was combining two of our loves and passions, history and trail running.”
Tim Twietmeyer, Elke Reimer, Jennifer Hemmen, and Bob Crowley make up the group known as the Forlorn Hope Expedition Team. Hear the history and the experiences of retracing this historical trek 100 miles from Donner Lake to Johnson’s Ranch across the winter wilderness of the Sierra. Learn about the Donner Party and the Forlorn Hope and the conditions and obstacles they had to overcome.
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Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Episode 38 Photo: KEITH SUTTER PHOTOGRAPHY
Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters
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