Rachelle portrait
  • Expedition: Oct 14-19, 2002
  • Rachelle
  • Turlock, Jill Kinmont Boothe, and Kingsburg High Schools
  • Yosemite National Park

Why did you want to come on this trip? 10 reasons/goals 1. I came to have fun, hiking and see other types of animals. 2. To meet other people like the WildLink programmers & other kids from other schools. 3. I also thought it might help me know more about becoming a vet. 4. To get away from Turlock once. 5. My dad said it is a good opportunity to go see other things. 6. To learn more about nature. 7. To do project/activities to get to know other things about animals 8. Also to get credit from my wildlife teacher. 9. To see what Yosemite is like, what is here. 10. To so something different in my life.

Photo: Jami, Maria, Rachelle

3 Fears 1. Not going to be able to keep up w/ everyone else on the hike. 2. Meet people that do not like me. 3. To slip/trip hiking.

Photo: team by river

How were you challenged today?
10/16/02 I think my biggest challenge was hiking up here, because you use a lot of leg muscles and also I think it was difficult because I had a heavy backpack on, and that I have never been hiking before. I also think another challenge was eating the food, it is a challenge for me because I have never aet a tortilla w/ pb&j. I think the challenges I did today are good because I have never done any of it before, so I was able to do something different in my life.

Photo: rachelle packing

I think… I think we are doing a good group effort, to get threw the days we have been hiking.

I see… I see a nice wilderness.

I hear… I hear airplances going by and the wind blowing.

I touch… I touch the life of the Wild forest that I have never been to, 'til this day.

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