Category: Backpacking

A Walk In The Park

Here's a really nice article from the Travel section of the New York Daily News on the authors trip

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Missing: Fred Claassen

Fred Claassen entered the Hoover Wilderness from Twin Lakes on Thursday, July 31, 2003 for a short hiking trip

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Photo of the Day: Sunset at Sunrise by Steven

Today's Photo of the Day comes from reader Steven who sent me an email and photos from his trip

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Mail Call: Steven and Frank in the High Sierra

Steven writes in: "I've been reading your blog off and on in preparation for my hiking trip with my son

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Return of Photo of the Day: Temple Crag by Edie

This photo was so good I had to use it as the first photo for the return of Photo

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Man Falls From Half Dome

In a tragic accident, a man climbing the cables on Half Dome lost his footing and plummeted down the

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Play it Safe with Lightning

Afternoon thunderstorms are an almost daily experience in the Sierra and Yosemite with hundredss of lightning strikes recorded each

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Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

NPS: Yosemite National Park announced today that camping fees will increase beginning January 1, 2006. Campgrounds affected by the rate

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Thinking About The John Muir Trail? Here’s One You’re Not Going To Want To Miss

Passing through some of the most beautiful and rugged country, the John Muir Trail epitomizes High Sierra backpacking to

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Ahn Likely Killed Traversing Creek

Hyundo Ahn, a 25-year-old South Korean exchange student who had just completed a year at the University of California/Davis, obtained

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