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December 27, 2023

Peter’s Adventures

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2023

Memorial For A Fellow Adventurer

Sung-Mei Carol Lin  -  1956-2023  -  林頌玫

November 30, 2023

 

Not Mount Langley

COMING SOON

The plan was to do a 3-day overnight backpacking trip. But hurricane Hillary literally drowned this plan. Instead, I hiked in the Lee-Vining, June Lake Loop and Saddleback Lake areas

August 17-22, 2023

 

Trek to the bottom, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Added 5/26/2023)

INCOMPLETE

Exploring the South Rim, hiking down South Kaibab Trail, hiking up the Bright Angel Trail, Exploring the South Rim some more

With Ben and Susan

May 1-5, 2023

 

Road trip to and fro Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Added 9/3/2023)

INCOMPLETE

Slow travel through California and Arizona with some hiking along the way

April 26-30, May 5-10, 2023

 

2022

Compilation of local hiking in the Bay Area, California (Added 5/9/2022, updated 9/1/2022)

INCOMPLETE

Throughout 2022

 

People on the trail - a special gallery (Added 6/23/2022)

Portraits of strangers and new friends along the Bishop Pass Trail and the LeConte Canyon (PCT/ JMT)

June 11-21, 2022

 

En route to and from South Lake in Inyo National Forest, California

COMING SOON

Road trip

June 11-14, June 21-22, 2022

 

South Lake to Helen Lake Trek 22 - Inyo National Forest/ John Muir Wilderness/ Kings Canyon National Park, California (Updated 8/2/2022)

PART ONE: To Helen Lake

PART TWO: COMING SOON

7-day solo overnight backpacking trip

June 15-21, 2022

 

Sabrina Basin Trail to Emerald Lakes and North Lake to Lower Lamarck Lake 22 - Inyo National Forest/ John Muir Wilderness, California

COMING SOON

Two 1-day solo hikes, in and out

June 13 and 14, 2022

 

Dowdy Ranch to Roostercomb to Orestimba Corral – Back Country Weekend – Henry Coe State Park, California (added 5/29/2022)

3-day solo overnight backpacking trip

April 29-May 1, 2022

 

Sunol Wilderness and Ohlone Wilderness Trek, California

Colorless detour

2-day overnight backpacking trip

Led by John, with Bill, Blair, Bryan, Ben and Susan

March 12-13, 2022

 

2021

Snake Creek to Pyramid Pass Trek 21 - Great Basin National Park, Nevada

2-day solo overnight backpacking trip

September 15-16, 2021

 

Lehman Creek to Glacier Trail Trek 21 - Great Basin National Park, Nevada

3-day overnight backpacking trip

Led by Ben with Bryan, James, John, Susan

September 13-15, 2021

 

En route to and from Great Basin National Park by way of (mostly) US Route 6, California, Nevada

Road trip – September 10-13, September 15-18, 2021

 

North Lake to Wanda Lake Trek 21 - Inyo National Forest/ John Muir Wilderness/ Kings Canyon National Park, California (Updated 11/20/2021)

Wanda Lake Super Panorama (Added 11/20/2021)

9-day overnight backpacking trip

Led by Paul with Lynda

August 18-26, 2021

 

En route to and from North Lake in Inyo National Forest, California (Added December 23, 2021)

Road trip

August 15-17, August 26, 2021

 

North Lake to Muriel Lake Trek 21 - Inyo National Forest/ John Muir Wilderness, California

3-day solo overnight backpacking trip

June 29-July 1, 2021

 

North Lake to Lamarck Col 21 - Inyo National Forest/ John Muir Wilderness, California

North Lake to Lamarck Col 21 – Detailed Trail Report

1-day solo hike, in and out

June 28, 2021

 

Chilnualna loop - Yosemite National Park, California (Updated January 30, 2023)

5-day solo overnight backpacking trip

June 21-25, 2021

 

En route to Yosemite National Park and onto Inyo National Forest and extension through White Mountains, California, Nevada

COMING SOON

Road trip

June 19-July 5, 2021

 

Orestimba Corral to Robison Creek Trail – Back Country Weekend – Henry Coe State Park, California (Updated 11/21/2021)

3-day overnight backpacking trip

Led by John with Bill and Bryan

April 23-25, 2021

 

Backyard Adventures (Added January 10, 2023)

INCOMPLETE

Sometimes the critters just come to me; no travel required

January 23, 2022

 

2020

En route to Great Basin National Park with huge detour through south east Oregon, Nevada, California

Road trip

The original plan was to meet up at Hood River and then hike part of the Timberline Trail on Mt Hood. However, while I was already on my way this plan was cancelled due to the wildfire smoke. Bryan had figured out that Great Basin National Park was the closest area with relatively clean air.

September 10-24, 2020

 

 

John Muir Wilderness Trek 20 – Sierra National Forest/ John Muir Wilderness, California

9-day overnight backpacking trip

Led by Paul with Lynda

August 12-20, 2020

 

En route to Courtright Reservoir, Sierra National Forest with huge detour through California, California

COMING SOON

Road trip

August 10-24, 2020

 

En route to Yosemite National Park and Chilnualna to Deer Creek Trek 20 with detour to Courtright Reservoir, California

INCOMPLETE

Road trip, 3-day solo overnight backpacking trip, 1-day hike from Maxson Trailhead into John Muir Wilderness

June 22-30, 2020

 

En route to Cerritos, Los Angeles County then back home to Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, California

COMING SOON

Airplane ride and Road trip

May 27-29, 2020

 

2019

Compilation of local hiking in the Bay Area, California  (Added November 15, 2022)

With a tiny bit of biking

Throughout 2019

 

2018

Compilation of local hiking in the Bay Area, California

This includes the stunning mountain lion encounter!

Throughout 2018

 

2016

Winter weekend in Yosemite, California (Added 2/22/2023)

With Carol

November 30 - December 3, 2016

 

2008

Hiking from Yosemite Valley to Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California (Added 12/27/2023)

Thru hike with lodging at Curry Village and Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

Led by Ben with Susan, DaveN, Craig, JohnR

September 12 - 14, 2008

 

2005

Hiking the Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (Added 4/25/2023)

2-day overnight trek to the bottom, lodging at the Phantom Ranch dorms

With Carol

October 20 - 21, 2005

 

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