For the first four days on the John Muir Trail we have been hiking from one backpackers campground to another. Today will be the first day we’ll be camping in the “wilderness”, most likely also away from other people. Good!

So there will be no handy tap water or bear boxes in the coming nights…Continue Reading

After yesterday’s long day some short and easy hiking is very welcome. We only need to get over Cathedral Pass and then down to Tuolumne Meadows, which should be a matter of a couple of hours of nice walking.

Having just reached the southern end of Long Meadow yesterday before camping we now continue north on this nice piece of grassland that definitely deserves its name.Continue Reading