Recovered memories of an inadvertant first ascent in California’s Sierra Nevada way back in the day.
And so our smoky, adventurous, and drama-filled first experience with mule packing comes to a happy conclusion
A long day on the trail, over two passes, through scenery mostly obscured by smoke.
A stiff wind had cleared the air, allowing us unobstructed views of the stunning scenery in Matterhorn Canyon.
A post-rescue layover day around a beautiful lake in the Yosemite Wilderness.
A short day hiking and a long night waiting for a rescue.
The first day of our hiking with pack stock trip in the High Sierra: Virginia Lakes to Virginia Canyon.
A very nice hike to a beautiful lake in the Hoover Wilderness, north of Yosemite National Park.
A smoke-infused journey to a delightful spring-nourished meadow on the flanks of Mount Shasta.