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Baxter Pass Loop

2017-10-14T16:01:45+00:00 Dec 29, 2016|Hike, Sierra|

What: On and off-trail hiking with 6 summits.
Where: Kings Canyon National Park, from Baxter Pass.
When: Sep 12-19, 2016 (8 days).
Distance: about 70 miles.

Overview: Coe State Park

2017-01-17T21:25:05+00:00 Dec 23, 2016|Hike, Near SF, Overview|

What: Overview of Coe State Park.
Where: Diablo Range, southeast of San Jose.
When: 1984 to present, over 300 days.
Highlights: Big area to hike in, camp almost anywhere, few people, rugged terrain, classic CA Oak Savannah.

Arizona Trail

2017-10-14T16:00:00+00:00 Dec 19, 2016|Hike, U.S. Outside CA/UT|

What: Thru-hike of the Arizona National Scenic Trail, northbound.
Where: across Arizona, from Mexico border to Utah border.
When: Mar 30 - May 9, 2016 (40 days).
Distance: 800 miles.

SEKI Midway Traverse

2017-01-12T20:48:18+00:00 Dec 14, 2016|Hike, Sierra|

What: On and off-trail hiking with 3 summits.
Where: Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks from Crescent Meadow.
When: Aug 29 – Sep 3, 2013 (6 days).
Distance: 92 miles.

Gear: Binoculars

2017-11-02T09:22:24+00:00 Dec 8, 2016|Gear|

We always carry binoculars around our neck and we use them extensively for navigation, wildlife, scenery, and people-watching. Good waterproof binoculars suitable for backpacking are available for $200-$400.

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