You sound well ROC - backcountry time soon, take care of yourself so's you can enjoy it. Don't forget core strength work (not situps - cable column work; use therabands if you don't have a facility).
Dr. Meyers will, for those athletes not traveling a great distance, suggest a course of Indocine as a last gasp before surgery. With me, it was the powerful anti-inflammatory for 6 wks with a date for surgery thereafter (which I kept). Though the notion that this is a cake walk of a procedure would make all of these threads a waste. Read 'em (and their links).
"...Surgical success of repairing a sports hernia, which means returning to the level of activity pre-injury, varies from 63-95 percent..."http://theacc.collegesports.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/061005aad.html