Tag Archives: Desolation Wilderness

A Year of Photos – 2016

January 15, 2017 Usually these types of blog entries are done closer to the new year, but time got away from me a bit. I’ve also been busy working on my John Muir Trail book. It took me eleven months … Continue reading

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A Year Half Full

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June 27, 2016 My how time flies when I have no John Muir Trail hike to plan for. In both 2014 and last year, as I tracked the months, days and minutes until I hit the trail, it seemed that … Continue reading

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Turning the Page on a Season – Goodbye Spring, Hello Summer

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June 20, 2014 A fun, eventful and adventure-filled spring is about to end. With my John Muir Trail adventure coming up in about 40 days, summer promises to be even more of a thrill. Today I share a gallery of … Continue reading

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Desolation Wilderness – Backpacking it to Middle Velma Lake

June 8, 2014 – Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe area I finally made it up to Tahoe for an overnighter (Thurs/Fri). My 220 mile John Muir Trail trip is now 8 weeks away and I’d been wanting to get up to … Continue reading

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Winter’s Late Arrival – Lake Tahoe Snow

  February 8, 2014 I’ve grown weary of hearing the meteorologists and agronomists and their ilk spout their predictable warnings that the rain and snow are but drops in the bucket (almost literally) and will not make a dent in … Continue reading

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‘My Eyes Search the Skies Desperately for Rain’ – Help us Motown!

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January 30, 2014  With most of the USA east of the Continental Divide ready for old man winter to take a hike and stop pelting them with ice, wind, polar vortexes (or is it vortices?) and other inclement weather, out … Continue reading

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My Foliage Fixation – Not All About Aspens, but Pretty Close

October 24, 2013 By now, the Sierra foliage season is winding down, hopefully transitioning to a robust snow season in the mountains before long. With two dry years in a row, California badly needs a strong rainy season which usually … Continue reading

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