Monthly Archives: April 2014

Giampiero Ambrosi Mount Whitney

John Muir Trail and Whitney Summit

In August 2013, my buddy Dennis and I decided to hike about 70 miles of the John Muir Trail (JMT), summit Mt. Whitney, and have a great time. It took some doing, but it was definitely one of the best hiking trips of my life.  Dennis was a trooper. He even carried a 1 liter […]

Grandview Trail To Horseshoe Mesa

Hike Date: March 28, 2014.  Since having a baby 4 months ago, I’m not really as able to take longer overnight hiking trips at the moment. Still that doesn’t mean that we can’t have a little adventure and fun. My wife, Denise and I have resolved to keep on traveling and keep on doing things […]

John Muir Trail Tips

Last Summer, I hiked about 70 Miles of the John Muir trail with my buddy Dennis Smith.  In preparation for the trip, I did a ton of research about the trail, the Sierras, trekking, gear and light hiking ethic.  There was a lot of information out there and it was sometimes hard to track down. […]