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    Kings Canyon 73-year-old mystery

    What happened to that old saying; the third time is a charm? I must say, maybe I misunderstood that quote. In late July my two loyal hiking buddies Clem Bingham and Fred Cochran decided once again to search for and solve that 73-year-old aircraft mystery. If you have followed my articles since 2010...

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    Climbing Yosemite's High Cathedral Rock

    I'm eating lunch perched on top of one huge boulder resting within the saddle on route to the summit of High Cathedral Rock in Yosemite. Around me are a few ancient sugar pine trees and manzanita bushes filling in the open spaces within this narrow passage. A few song birds are singing as they maneuver...

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    Conquering Mount Morgan at 13,748 feet

    It was in June of 2013 that Fred Cochran, Clem Bingham and I planned our climb to Mount Williamson. To our surprise, because of late spring storms, the desert road to our trailhead was victim to flash flooding. So we referred to our backup hike, Mount Morgan at 13,748 feet. Would you believe this...

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    Hiking the Hoover Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail

    Let's take a drive through Yosemite National Park, over Tioga Pass Road to the Hoover Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail.

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    Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River

    Once again I'll be driving through Yosemite National Park to Tioga Pass Road to arrive at the Lambert Dome Trailhead. This hiking adventure will follow the Tuolumne River as it maneuvers through the canyons, descending to Water Wheel Falls.

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    Walking the historic Browns Ditch

    Here is an easy hiking adventure that will take you back in time by walking historic Browns Ditch located at the east end of Bass Lake.

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    Memories of hiking Yosemite Falls

    Spring is once again upon us and with this season's light snowfall, now is the time for another hike to the top of Yosemite Falls. Our spring season has been dryer than normal which means that during April, this historic trail should be without snow. This hike was done one day before the large snowfall...

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    Treasures of Death Valley

    Note: This is the second part of a two-part story about the treasures of Death Valley National Park.

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    Treasures of Death Valley

    NOTE: This is the first of a two-part story about the treasures of Death Valley

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    Visit Yosemite's mining history

    Let's travel back in time and visit the areas around Tioga Pass Road. From the 1860s, more than 350 active mining claims were recorded, which introduced the gold boom of 1880. This new activity lasted until 1884 which generated more than $300,000 in gold and silver from the Great Sierra Mines.

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