A decision has been made. Tomorrow morning I head to Bakersfield via bus to board the San Joaquin Train and by 8:30 pm I'll be in Santa Cruz. I'm just too flummoxed to head back out into the heat tomorrow and I've decided I need a week off at home. Angela will drop me off at Kennedy Meadows early next week. I'll still be on almost the same schedule so while I am leaving the trail for a bit it shouldn't hurt too much. I hope.
This is good for more reasons than just psychic ones. My current sleeping bag is only a 30 degree bag and while I'm at home I can pickup my warmer bag for the High Sierras. It's still early season so having warmer gear is a smart thing to do. Some projected low temps for the high country in the next week are in the mid-20's. Geeze! Feast or famine, eh?
Hopefully I'm making the right decision here. Only time will tell.