March 8, 2014
In this episode we awoke to crystal clear skies over picturesque Garnet Lake and get in a little fishing before heading up the John Muir Trail past Ruby and Emerald Lakes to Thousand Island Lake. Along the way Mike meets an amateur photographer who takes a stunning photo of him fishing at Garnet Lake and we endure a frightening thunderstorm at Thousand Island Lake.
February 27, 2014
In this fourth part of our adventure into the Ansel Adams Wilderness we wake up to crystal clear skies at Ediza Lake and begin our adventure along the John Muir Trail to Garnet Lake. Along the way we have a rude encounter with an angry old man, meet a father with two sons hiking all the way from Yosemite and I talk to a solo lightweight hiker from Carpenteria.
February 7, 2014
In this episode of Anthony’s Audio Journal we continue up the trail from Agnew Meadows to Ediza Lake. Along the way we pass the legendary John Muir Trail and explore some of the most beautiful and most scenic spots the High Sierra’s have to offer.
February 5, 2014
In this episode we begin day two of our adventure into the Ansel Adams Wilderness and start our backpack trip along the Shadow Lake Trail. Along the way we pass the horrific remains of devastating high winds and meet two brothers hiking all the way into Yosemite.
December 30, 2013
In this first part of our adventure into the Ansel Adams Wilderness we take a drive up Highway 395 along the backside of the Sierras and make a quick stop in the Alabama Hills on our way to our first night’s destination in Red’s Meadow. We explore the famous Movie Flat Road and step inside the Mobius Arch before a lunch stop at Jack’s Restaurant in Bishop California.
Trip Photos - Part One – Hwy 395 to Red’s Meadow
November 2, 2013
In this episode we take a night hike up to the summit of Stonewall Peak to see the Perseid Meteor Showers of 2013. As part two of our adventure into the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park continues this episode picks up at campsite 21 of the Paso Pachaco Campground.
September 18, 2013
In this episode we take a quick day hike up to the second tallest summit in San Diego County to see Cuyamaca Peak. Along the way we hike through regrowth from the 2003 Cedar Fire, the largest wildfire in California History and visit the site of one of the last fatal Mountain Lion attacks.