Category: John Muir Trail

Third Visit to Ansel Adams Wilderness

Earlier in June, and just like last year, I organized a trip to the Ansel Adams Wilderness. While I usually prefer to hike alone, I really enjoyed taking a group…

Thousand Island Lake, Garnet Lake, and Ansel Adams Wilderness

To me, the most beautiful section of my 2009 John Muir Trail hike was the area around Thousand Island Lake and Garnet Lake. On that occasion, I had arrived at…

John Muir Trail: Post Trip Thoughts

Some of the thoughts I had about the trail after I returned home and back to civilization.

John Muir Trail Day 23: Guitar Lake to Mount Whitney to Whitney Portal

Reaching the summit of Mount Whitney was the perfect way to finish this incredible 23-day journey.

John Muir Trail Day 22: Bighorn Plateau to Guitar Lake

I settled down in a nice spot by Guitar Lake before it got dark. There were no clouds and it looks like the weather would be great the next day.

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