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    Hiking Cathedral Pass in June

    After four years of drought here in Central California, we finally have a decent snow pack. Could it be possible that part of the John Muir Trail over Cathedral Pass in Yosemite National Park was open?

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    Chilnualna Creek’s hidden trail

    Most of us in the hiking community have experienced the wilderness trail to Chilnualna Falls. This well-established trail originated sometime around 1876 through hunters and trappers in the area. Its name, of uncertain meaning and origin, has been said to mean “Leaping Water.”

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    Hiking adventures close to home

    Is it necessary for us to enjoy our mountains by traveling two hours just to hike for 20 minutes? Many great hiking trails surrounding Oakhurst are less than a 30-minute drive, where families can spend hours enjoying the wilderness. Today I’m going to introduce you to one of many seasoned...

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    Memorial to the Sierra Nevada

    During the past six months I kept up my routine of hiking within the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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    Wildflowers of Hite’s Cove

    After four years of drought those colorful wildflowers that have been patiently waiting for a spring rain can now celebrate.

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    Hidden treasures

    A few years ago I was talking to an individual who has spent over 20 years hunting within the Sierra Nevada Mountains. As our conversation progressed he spoke about a downed aircraft he stumbled upon two years ago. His subject forced me to probe into the location of this lost aircraft. After many...

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    Ski and snowshoe season

    What does one do with a new pair of skis or snowshoes? You contact your friends with the same equipment and plan a day playing in the mountains.

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    Seven ‘must do’ hikes for 2016

    Another year has passed and I’d like to reflect a bit on those exciting times hiking during 2015, and make some suggestions for some “must do” hikes during 2016.

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    A hike to Cascadel Point

    This morning I decided to join the senior hiking group on their outing to Cascadel Point led by Bruce Busch of North Fork.

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    Locating the historic tree on the Snaffle Bit Trail

    After three attempts to locate that historic cedar tree standing somewhere along the five miles of the Snaffle Bit Trail near Wawona, I decided a fourth attempt was necessary.

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