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I'm sure you've read more than one article about the ten essentials to take on a hike: Here's one from REI that covers the topic: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html Fine. But every one of those articles leaves one thing o
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Public Service: Ackerman Meadow I spent Thursday doing my bit to improve Yosemite National Park, working on a restoration project at Ackerman Meadow. It was a full day of hard work, comraderie, and learning, all wrapped up in a beautiful location th
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Jump to new posts Yosemite Once More by balzaccom @ 07/16/24 11:49 AM

We wanted to take a backpacking trip outside of my normal volunteering projects in Desolation Wilderness, and since we have a cabin a little more than an hour from Yosemite, that's where we headed. I went online and found a permit for Lyell Canyon (
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Jump to new posts Re: Mystery on the Trail by balzaccom @ 07/16/24 09:12 AM

As you recall, our mystery hiker seemed all geared up for a good backpacking trip, and yet he had hiked fewer than two miles up the trail, and had followed us back down towards the lodge at Tuolumne Meadows. It was mid-morning, and he seemed to be l
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