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LeConte Divide

LeConte Divide is a series of peaks located in the John Muir Wilderness. This portion of the Sierra Nevada does not get as much attention as some other more popular areas which makes it ideal back-country to get away from … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Hamilton Lakes to Big Arroyo Junction

6.75 Trail Miles 2,692′ Elevation Gain 1,358′ Elevation Loss 10 Total Miles (includes cumulative elevation gain) This is a big day, you’ll hike over Kaweah Gap, and down through the Big Arroyo. There is water all through the Big Arroyo, … Continue reading

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Backpacking in the South Bay

I’ve lived in San Jose for the past 12 years, and I’ve managed to scrape up a few outdoor trips that are worth doing in early spring and late fall. You’ll want to avoid doing these trips during the summer … Continue reading

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