Author: HikingMike

Hetch Hetchy Restoration Support is Growing

The ballot in San Francisco for the November vote will include a measure to start restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley of Yosemite National Park by draining the reservoir filled behind the O’Shaughnessy dam. This is incredible to think about and I was surprised to even hear about it. The drama that played out in […]

Mineral King Cabins

In our 2005 backpacking trip, we began and ended our four day loop in spectacular Mineral King Valley in Sequoia National Park. It is an incredible setting surrounded by 12,000 ft mountains. The infamous Mineral King road plops you right into the thick of it. We finished out our trail on the road at Atwell […]