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Hiking El Capitan

I love long day hikes. I love the ‘silence’ of the wilderness. I love going new places and travelling unknown trails. I love being in awe of finding so much varied beauty on the Earth. I like I just love … Continue reading

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Home!

I can’t even tell you how many times in the past day and a half that I’ve stopped and said, “I’m so glad to be here.” It’s immeasurably good to be home. And it was wonderful to step into the … Continue reading

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Near Perfect

Yesterday was one of those unbelievable perfect spring days all-round. Sunny, with a few clouds building towards afternoon/evening leading us into today’s storm (rain where I am, but snow higher up). That just-right temperature between crisp and warm. I got … Continue reading

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Horsetail Fall

Every year during the last two weeks of February, people flock to Yosemite to witness and photograph Horsetail Fall. It’s been dubbed the ‘natural firefall’. During this brief timeperiod when there’s water running in the fall and a clear sunset, … Continue reading

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Valley Floor Loop Trail

I hiked the 13-mile Valley Floor Loop trail this past week. The path I actually hiked was closer to 15 miles. I made a detour to walk up and touch the base of El Capitan and then had to make … Continue reading

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