THE DEAL: "(A) legal issue over permits allowing pack mules to transport supplies in the National Park" delayed Bearpaw's opening and changed things up, including cabin bookings, this year. Let's also mention the fact that not only do slots for the six cabin tents fill up six months ahead of time, in January, they always sell out in about two hours. So, about those dates that are now gloriously open: They are Aug. 1, 2, 5, 15, and 26 and Sept. 19-22. We're looking at those last few dates, when the air will surely be a bit brisker in the morning. Are you feeling it? We are. If you love your High Sierra and lucky chances, get moving on this pronto. And here's one more for the road: Yeehaw!