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Day 2 on the John Muir Trail – (Little Yosemite Valley to Sunrise Camp)

My John Muir Trail adventure continues: First a quick note about the opening  photo of Half Dome. Photo was taken a little before the JMT/Half Dome junction. From this vantage, you can barely make out the line of hikers going up … Continue reading

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25 Days of Landscapes on the John Muir Trail

August 31, 2015 A companion piece to last week’s wildflower blogpost. I’ve been off the John Muir Trail for three weeks now and it’s funny how even after such a short time, my ever so selective memory continues to reassess … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail – 25 Days of Flowers & Fungus

August 21, 2015  I’ve made it back from my John Muir Trail adventure and overjoyed to report that I made it the entire 220 miles from Yosemite Valley to the top of Mt. Whitney without serious physical or mental injury … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail II – Worse Than Waiting for the Next Star Wars Movie

June 3, 2015 – The Perception of Time As I learned last year in the almost interminable anticipation of my first foray onto the John Muir Trail, time drags ever so slowly while waiting for such an epic adventure. Whether … Continue reading

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Eagle Lake and the Velmas – not a music group, a Desolation Wilderness Hike

June 25, 2013   Greeting hikers and nature lovers. Once again last week I was up in Desolationland (aka Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe area), hiking one of my favorite Sierra trails, the Eagle Fall Trails. Although the lower part of … Continue reading

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