Weekly newspaper of Three Rivers, California, and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks

John Muir Trail

John Muir is known as the Father of the National Parks. This bronze is in the visitor center at the John Muir Historic Site in Martinez, Calif.
  HIKING THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL... MOSTLY   John Muir’s legacy As mentioned previously, we will be opting out of the first 24 miles of the JMT in order to begin our north-to-south adventure in a less crowded part of Yosemite National Park. Our trailhead will be north of Yosemite Valley at the White Wolf Campground. Our first day will consist of a 10-mile, 4,000-foot descent into the Grand Canyon of...
A portion of an exhibit of wood sculptures in Lemon Cove, Calif., with the focal point being a bust of John Muir.
  PLANS UNDERWAY FOR A SIERRA SUMMER ADVENTURE Last September at our 90-year-old cabin in the Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park, I was enjoying my birthday weekend with friends. One evening, husband John pulled out his laptop and announced we would be having a movie night. Shock! Through all my life at that cabin, there have never been any electronics except for my grandparents’ radio....