July 18, 2017 - 16:05
This is a continuing series about a mother-and-daughter thru-hike on the John Muir Trail (north to south) in the Sierra Nevada Mountains from July 19 to August 13, 2015.
Previous installments and more photos are here.
Day 17: Tuesday, August 4
LeConte Canyon to (beyond) Palisade Lakes
July 18, 2017 - 15:13
A body discovered last week by some Pacific Crest Trail hikers has been identified as Robert Woodie, 74, who went missing in the area last October after inclement weather. Woodie, an experienced backpacker who was familiar with the terrain, was on a four-day, solo, backcountry fishing trip when he disappeared.
July 18, 2017 - 15:07
Women are no strangers to the physically demanding work that National Park Service trail crews do each season in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. But to have a single SEKI CC (Sequoia-Kings Conservation Corps) unit made up of six women is a first.
The history of Conservation Corps workers in national parks...
July 18, 2017 - 15:00
JUNE 26 - JULY 9, 2017
Sequoia National Park
June 26— Rangers issued a citation for possession and use of a crossbow at Buckeye Flat Campground.
June 26— Rangers are investigating theft of recycling occurring in the Ash Mountain area.
June 27— Rangers responded to a non-injury motor vehicle...
July 18, 2017 - 14:27
The eagerly anticipated opening of the all-new Grant Grove Restaurant occurred Friday, June 30, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday rush. Delaware North’s $6.3 million project includes dining space indoors, in a courtyard, and on a deck, accommodating a total of 225 diners. There is also a walk-up window...