Category Archives: Backpacking

Photo’s associated with our annual backpacking trips

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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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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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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Fathers Day Backpack Trip

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(written by Bill) Our very first post on WordPress was titled Desolate Cabin and for whatever reason we could not stop thinking about the backpacking trip we took last Fathers Day that put us back at the “Cabin”.  So we … Continue reading

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Yosemite’s Snow Creek

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(written by bill) Paul, Christian, and I (Bill), took our annual Yosemite Snow Creek hike this past weekend which we’ve been doing for the past 4 years. We had Christian’s father-in-law (Martin) join us on this hike which worked out … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail

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(written by Bill) Back in July of 2010 three generations (grandfather, father’s, and son’s) embarked on a backpacking journey along the John Muir Trail (JMT) in California. Our trail-head was in Yosemite at Happy Isles (~4,000′) and officially ended on top of … Continue reading

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Snow Creek – Yosemite

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(written by Bill) Every year on fathers day Paul, Christian, and I (Bill)  like to go backpacking.  We rotate, year over year, who gets to plan the trip and select the location.  Sometimes it’s Yosemite, sometimes the Tahoe region, or … Continue reading

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