Yosemite’s Snow Creek 2014

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(written by bill) Just finished our 5th annual Snow Creek hike in Yosemite. Four of us braved the cold weather to make this years trek. Bill (me), and Christian, headed up Friday morning while Paul and Brandon hiked up Friday … Continue reading

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North Fork

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(Written by Bill) I have lived in California my entire life and just recently learned of this special place. It’s a little different direction then we typically take, but very interesting none-the-less. The town of North Fork happens to be … Continue reading

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Mt. Diablo

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(Written by Bill) Living in Northern California allows us access to a large variety of geographic environments.  We are within 70 miles of the Pacific Ocean and about 100 miles to Mountains.  We have dozens, if not hundreds, of lakes … Continue reading

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JMT 2013 – 6 days, 13 hours, 18 minutes, 11 seconds

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(Written by Bill) I promised to put out a blog about my two sons, Paul and Christian, hiking the John Muir Trail in under 7 days, so here it is. Back in September 2010, my two son’s, two of my … Continue reading

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JMT 2013 (support role)

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(Written by Bill) Back in September 2010, my two son’s, two of my grandson’s, and I hiked the John Muir Trail (JMT).  We hiked 211 miles in 16 days loving every minute on the trail. You can read about it … Continue reading

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Young Lakes, Yosemite

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(Written by Bill) It was my turn this year (2013) to pick our Father’s Day backpacking location. There are so many places to hike in Northern California it has always been easy to pick one but for whatever reason, I … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe 2013

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(Written by Bill) Just came back from our annual camping trip to Lake Tahoe in June 2013.  Every year a number of us head up to Meeks Bay on the western shore of the lake which is located between Tahoe City … Continue reading

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17 Mile Drive

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(Written by Bill) One of our favorite places to, “get away”, is a quaint coastal town called Carmel located within the Monterey Peninsula in northern California.  Carmel is only about a 2.5 hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area making it … Continue reading

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Hetch Hetchy

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(Written by Bill) Haven’t posted for a few weeks for two reasons; 1) hard drive was acting up which took a while to resolve, and 2) doing some renovation at home which took most of my time. Everything is beginning … Continue reading

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Kauai, Hawaii

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(Written by Bill) Hawaii is one of those places you can always write about and have fun doing it. Once you make the decision that you’re going, you must then decide which island or islands to visit. In our case, we … Continue reading

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