Category Archives: Wilderness

Trinity Alps. May 2015

Prologue As usual I was trying to find a good trip to do on the Memorial Day weekend. One prominent runner-up was to go to Rogue river again. I was also wearily eying the couple of routes in Hells Canyon. … Continue reading

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Trans Catalina Trail. March 2015

Prologue I’ve heard about this trail from one of the Bay Area backpacking Meetups. It sounded like an interesting place to visit, sometime in the future. One of those trips to be added to the ever-growing bucket list. However, relatively … Continue reading

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Winter in Yosemite. March 2015

Generally I try to do a couple of winter trips. Real ones – with camping in the snow. This year’s winter trips were either rainy or too warm. The trip a couple of weeks prior to Ludlow Hut was very wet … Continue reading

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Winter Trip to Ludlow Hut. Feb 2015

Once again the California drought, exacerbated by the climate change, is messing up our snow supply. Not only did we have only a couple of real storms, but the snow also fell as rain. People here were watching, longingly, at the feet … Continue reading

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Desolation Wilderness Trip Report. Oct 2014

Another short backpacking trip to Desolation Wilderness, this time in Autumn. Originally I wanted to have a birthday trip – just a short trip as gift to myself. Then for some reason I decided to lead it and then it … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies. Sept 2014

Prologue One more Labor Day week-long trip that I had to plan. Last year’s one to North Cascades was great. This year I wanted to do something easier. Well, not that I wanted, but I wanted to bring Rita and … Continue reading

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WCT. June+July 2014

Prologue West Coast Trail was mentioned during our trip to Olympic NP. One of the team members from Canada has suggested hiking it. I’ve looked at the description, swallowed my saliva, and put it on my bucket list – one … Continue reading

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