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Where are you? That’s a question I ask myself quite often. When you are using a GPS for navigation, you always know what road you are on and how far it is to the next turn, but to get the big picture, I like to pull out a map several times a day and pretend

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As I ready myself for my next travel adventure, I thought it best to reflect on my hike of the JMT before it becomes a more distant memory. For a complete and thorough account of our hike, tune in to the Trovert’s/Dr. Suuz trail journal and read the story in detail. I like to blog

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8/1/13 – 107 miles I wrote this post three weeks ago and had no signal after that: We made it to Muir Ranch. This trail is not easy. The grades may be better than a lot of places on the AT but they go on and on for a long time, combine that with thin

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Published on July 30, 2013, by admin in The Great Outdoors.

7/29/13 60 miles In the morning we filled our bear-canisters with our supply boxes and packed wet tents from a heavy dew. Heavy tents and heavy food make for heavy packs so we set sight for a shorter day. The walk was uneventful for most of the day. We climbed 11 miles up a gentle

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Published on July 30, 2013, by admin in The Great Outdoors.

7/28/13 – 70 miles Today we walked 13 miles, the longest day yet. It was tiring but tolerable because most of the afternoon into Reds Meadows was a gentle downhill. We were afraid that all the good campsites at Reds would be gone so we decided to send our fastest hikers on ahead to secure

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