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Our last day on the John Muir Trail began with a hike up Half Dome. Yes, the dome that multiple people have died falling off of. And yes, I definitely had that on the mind when we started up. We got up early and grabbed a bite of energy bar before starting our walk up [...]Continue Reading
Day 2 of our hike on the John Muir Trail was…arguably the most uneventful. Not that it made the scenery any less beautiful. We didn’t have any “major” points of interest to climb over or walk past, but yes, the same beautiful and varied terrain entertained us all day. The day started with an excellent [...]Continue Reading
Day 1 got us off on the John Muir Trail in good spirits, but tired bodies. The night before my father and I had flown in from the east coast on a 2 hour delayed flight. This meant instead of getting in at around 10pm, we got in around midnight. Add a few additional hours [...]Continue Reading
As I’ve been posting for the last 5 or so months, my Dad, cousin and I planned a trip to Yosemite in the beginning of September. We’ve since returned and it was incredibly awesome…and now it’s time to do some blogging about it starting, naturally, with our preparation. YNP is a pretty different place from [...]Continue Reading
As I mentioned last month, this September my father, cousin and I are heading to Yosemite National Park to spend three days on the John Muir trail. In preparation for this adventure, my dad and I are trying to do one backpacking trip a month until then in addition to personal training and preparation on [...]Continue Reading
In September my dad, cousin and I are going to Yosemite to spend 3 beautiful days backpacking the John Muir Trail. This is a very exciting prospect. Until then, however, my father and I are planning gradually more difficult backpacking trips every month to prepare ourselves (on top of regular every-day workouts). I’m a bit [...]Continue Reading