Tag Archives: Mt. Whitney

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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Another ’25 Days’ Gallery from the John Muir Trail (Landscape Edition)

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December 8, 2015 Starting off with the gallery and a touch of narrative below. Happy Holidays. Christmastime and another great year (personally) winds down. I insert the parenthetical because I sometimes feel guilty to enjoy so many blessings against a … Continue reading

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A Reading from the Gospel of Stupidity 3:17 – A Yosemite Tale

June 30, 2014 Today marks the 150 – year anniversary of President Lincoln’s signing of the Yosemite Land Grant, which put Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove under federal protection. They didn’t use the term ‘National Park’ in those days, … 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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On the Trail of Beauty – My Year in Pictures

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December 31, 2013 Another year ends, my oversized Christmas tree is already on the curb, and I’ll soon be ramping up my training for the John Muir Trail, Mt. Whitney and other adventures that await. And like the ‘end of … Continue reading

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A New Obsession – The John Muir Trail

December 21, 2013 John Muir Trail signage above Nevada Falls I can’t definitively say that seeing the above sign (photo) a few weeks ago during my trip to Yosemite Valley is 100% responsible for planting the seed of obsession about … Continue reading

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‘In Between’ Time – Late Summer

September 13, 2013 It’s that ‘in-between’ time of the year. Most Bay Area wildflowers have lost their bloom, local creeks are dry or a sad trickle, it’s still too early for Sierra aspens to don their Fall colors, and rainy … Continue reading

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