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Middle Palisade, September 2014

Sept. 6, 2014: Dayhike to Middle Palisade 14,012'. 18.2 Miles, +7,000'

Updated: Sep 12, 2014 4:37pm PST

Mt. Gould, September 2014

Sept. 5, 2014: Dayhike to Mt. Gould 13,005' and Bullfrog Lake/JMT. 17. ...

Updated: Sep 12, 2014 4:37pm PST

Mt. Sill, Polemonium Peak, Mt. Gayley, Apex Peak, August 2014

Overnight to Mt. Sill 14,153', Polemonium Peak 14,080', Mt. Gayley 13, ...

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 2:54pm PST

Kearsarge Peak, August 2014

August 22, 2014: Dayhike to Kearsarge Peak 12,598'. 7.2 Miles, +4,200'

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 11:27am PST

Cloudripper & Vagabond Peak, August 2014

August 21, 2014: Dayhike to Cloudripper 13,525' & Vagabond Peak 13,374 ...

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 11:39am PST

Banner Peak, August 2014

August 20, 2014: Dayhike to Banner Peak 12,945'. 21.0 Miles, +5,600'

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 12:46pm PST

Pilot Knob, August 2014

August 19, 2014: Dayhike to Pilot Knob 12,245'. 23.0 Miles, +5,400'

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 1:16pm PST

Mt. Bago, August 2014

August 18, 2014: Dayhike to Mt. Bago 11,870'. 20.0 Miles, +5,900

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 2:52pm PST

Cottonwood Pass To Whitney Portal, August 2014

August 10-12, 2014: The original plan was to backpack the JMT with a f ...

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 2:57pm PST

Bullfrog Lake, August 2014

August 8, 2014: Dayhike to Bullfrog Lake. 14.5 Miles, +3,900'

Updated: Aug 27, 2014 4:17pm PST

North Palisade, Starlight Peak, Thunderbolt Peak, July 2014

July 24-26, 2014: Backpack trip to climb North Palisade 14,242', Starl ...

Updated: Jul 28, 2014 11:21am PST

Morgan Pass, July 2014

July 20, 2014: Dayhike to Morgan Pass

Updated: Jul 28, 2014 8:13am PST

Mt. Starr, July 2014

July 19, 2014: Dayhike to Mt. Starr 12,835'

Updated: Jul 28, 2014 8:12am PST

Mt. Humphreys & Mt. Emerson, July 2014

July 12, 2014: Dayhike to Mt. Humphreys 13,986' and Mt. Emerson 13,204 ...

Updated: Jul 14, 2014 8:30am PST

Mt. Lyell & Mt. McClure, June 2014

June 27-28, 2014: Backpack trip up Lyell Canyon to climb Mt. Lyell 13, ...

Updated: Jun 30, 2014 9:35am PST

Mt. Ritter, June 2014

June 13-15, 2014: Back pack trip from Agnew Meadows to base camp at Ed ...

Updated: Jun 16, 2014 11:39am PST

Duck Pass, June 2014

June 8, 2014: Dayhike to snowy Duck Pass. 9.1 Miles, +2,100'

Updated: Jun 19, 2014 7:30am PST

San Joaquin Mountain, June 2014

June 7, 2014: Dayhike from Minaret Summit to San Joaquin Mountain 11,6 ...

Updated: Jun 19, 2014 7:26am PST

Devils Postpile & Rainbow Falls, June 2014

June 6, 2014: Dayhike to the Devils Postpile then down to Rainbow Fall ...

Updated: Jun 19, 2014 7:20am PST

Mt. Mallory & Mt. Irvine, May 2014

May 31, 2014: Dayhike up the Meysan Lake trail to Mt. Mallory 13,850' ...

Updated: Jun 02, 2014 7:40am PST

Mt. Goode, May 2014

May 23, 2014: Dayhike from South Lake to the summit of Mt. Goode 13,08 ...

Updated: May 27, 2014 7:57am PST

Mt. Mills Attempt, May 2014

May 24, 2014: Dayhike attempt to Mt. Mills 13,451'. Conditions up the ...

Updated: May 27, 2014 8:15am PST

Mt. Morgan (S), May 2014

May 25, 2014: Dayhike from Rock Creek Lake to the summit of Mt. Morgan ...

Updated: Jun 30, 2014 11:55am PST

Mt. Barnard & Trojan Peak via George Creek, May 2014

May 16-18, 2014: Backpack trip up rugged and trailless George Creek to ...

Updated: Jun 02, 2014 8:47am PST

Mt. Whitney, May 2014

May 3, 2014: Dayhike up the snowy Main Trail to the summit of Mt. Whit ...

Updated: May 05, 2014 7:33am PST

Lone Pine Lake, May 2014

May 2, 2014: Quick warmup hike to beautiful Lone Pine Lake. 6.3 Miles, ...

Updated: May 04, 2014 11:16am PST

Little Lakes Valley Snow Camp, February 2014

February 21-23, 2014: Winter Camping Above Mack Lake, Then Touring The ...

Updated: Feb 24, 2014 8:48am PST

Rock Creek Lake, February 2014

February 16, 2014: Ski trip up Rock Creek Road to Rock Creek Lake.

Updated: Feb 24, 2014 8:30am PST

Mammoth Lakes Basin, February 2014

February 15, 2014: Cross Country Touring Of The Mammoth Lakes Basin. V ...

Updated: Feb 24, 2014 8:21am PST

Alta Peak & Panther Peak, January 2014

January 18, 2014: Day hike in Sequoia National Park to 11,204' Alta Pe ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 5:45pm PST

Mt. Silliman, January 2014

January 19, 2014: Day hike in Sequoia National Park to 11,188' Mt. Sil ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2014 6:52pm PST

Best Of 2013

Updated: Jan 01, 2014 5:35pm PST

Mt. McClure, September 2013

September 27-28, 2013: Backpacked up Lyell Canyon to the footbridge an ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 11:54am PST

Meysan Lake, September 2013

September 26, 2013: Dayhiked up to Meysan Lake and thought about climb ...

Updated: Oct 17, 2013 4:55pm PST

Mt. Goddard & Mt. Lamarck, September 2013

September 15-17, 2013: Three day trek up and over Lamarck Col to Darwi ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 9:17am PST

Trail Peak, September 2013

September 14, 2013: Quick dayhike to 11,602' Trail Peak above Horsesho ...

Updated: Sep 18, 2013 4:23pm PST

John Muir Trail Topo Maps, August 2013

Updated: Feb 01, 2014 7:29pm PST

John Muir Trail Videos, August 2013

Updated: Feb 02, 2014 2:32pm PST

Morgan Pass, July 2013

July 21, 2013: Warm up for the John Muir Trail with Judy. 8.1 Miles, + ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 11:24am PST

Mt. Starr via Mono Pass, July 2013

July 20, 2013: Warm up for the John Muir Trail with Judy. 9.2 Miles, + ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 11:49am PST

Split Mountain via Taboose Pass, July 2013

July 15-17, 2013: Three day trek up and over Taboose Pass to the JMT t ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 11:18am PST

Mt. Dana, June 2013

June 19, 2013: Dayhike to Mt. Dana from Tioga Pass. 5.3 Miles, +3,200'

Updated: Jun 27, 2013 1:26pm PST

Clouds Rest, June 2013

June 18, 2013: Dayhike to Clouds Rest from Tenaya Lake. 13.0 Miles, +2 ...

Updated: Jun 26, 2013 5:08pm PST

Elizabeth Lake & Highway 395, June 2013

June 17, 2013: Dayhike to Elizabeth Lake from the Tuolomne Meadows Cam ...

Updated: Jun 27, 2013 11:53am PST

Mt. Williamson, June 2013

June 8, 2013: After camping at the Shepherds Pass lake, I set out to c ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2014 8:07am PST

Mt. Tyndall & Polychrome Peak, June 2013

June 9, 2013: After the prior days successful outing to Mt. Williamson ...

Updated: Jun 11, 2013 3:19pm PST

Shepherds Pass To The John Muir Trail, June 2013

June 7-9, 2013: Three Day Adventure To Climb Mt. Williamson, Mt. Tynda ...

Updated: Jun 12, 2013 9:43pm PST

Mt. Abbot, May 2013

May 26, 2013: 10.1 Miles, +3,800'

Updated: Jun 04, 2013 8:00pm PST

Mt. Dade & Pip-Squeak Spire, May 2013

May 25, 2103: 11.9 Miles, +5,100'

Updated: Jun 04, 2013 6:14pm PST

Mt. Agassiz, May 2013

May 24, 2013: 12.9 Miles, +4,600'

Updated: Jun 03, 2013 5:59pm PST

Mt. Whitney, Third Needle, Aiguille Extra, Aiguille du Paquoir, Aiguille Extra: May 2013

Dayhike to Mt. Whitney and her needles. 20.5 Miles, +7,000'

Updated: May 22, 2013 6:49am PST

Mt Whitney, Mt. Muir, Keeler Needle, Crooks Peak, Discovery Pinnacle: April 2013

Dayhike/Climb To: Mt. Whitney 14,497' Keeler Needle: 14,260' Croo ...

Updated: May 14, 2013 6:56pm PST

Owens Peak, Jenkins Peak, Morris Peak, April 2013

April 22, 2013: Dayhike To Three Southern Sierra Peaks via Walker Pass ...

Updated: Apr 23, 2013 4:20pm PST

Mammoth Lakes Basin Cross Country Skiing, March 2013

March 30, 2013: A cross country ski trip to the Mammoth Lakes Basin vi ...

Updated: Apr 04, 2013 6:59pm PST

Mt. Silliman, March 2013

March 2, 2013: Dayhike/Snowshoe/Crampon Climb To Mt. Silliman, Elev. 1 ...

Updated: Jan 13, 2014 10:02am PST

The Giant Forest, March 2013

March 3, 2013: Quick Hike Through The Giant Forest.

Updated: Mar 07, 2013 9:50pm PST

Sentinel Dome & Glacier Point, January 2013

January 4-6, 2013. Snowshoe Winter Backpacking Trip Out To Sentinel Do ...

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 6:01pm PST

Best Of 2012

2012 was a great year for me backpacking and mountaineering in the Sie ...

Updated: Dec 30, 2012 4:23pm PST

Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Glacier Point & Merced Lake, October 2012

October 8-12, 2012: Backpack Trip To Half Dome, Clouds Rest, Glacier P ...

Updated: Nov 06, 2012 4:46pm PST

Trail Pass & Mulkey Pass, September 2012

September 14, 2012: Dayhike From The Cottonwood Pass Trailhead To Trai ...

Updated: Dec 03, 2012 4:55pm PST

HST/JMT Segment #3, August 2012

HST/JMT Segment #3, Vermillion Valley Resort To Happy Isles, August 15 ...

Updated: Sep 07, 2012 2:47pm PST

HST/JMT Segment #2, August 2012

HST/JMT Segment #2, Onion Valley To Vermillion Valley Resort, August 1 ...

Updated: Sep 04, 2012 11:09am PST

HST/JMT Segment #1, August 2012

Segment #1, Crescent Meadows To Onion Valley, August 3-August 8, 2012: ...

Updated: Sep 02, 2012 10:08pm PST

HST/JMT Topo Maps & Profiles

TOPO Maps Of My Route Through The High Sierra Trail and John Muir Trai ...

Updated: Aug 23, 2012 6:12pm PST

HST/JMT Videos, August 2012

Raw Uncut Videos From The High Sierra Trail/John Muir Trail Journey, A ...

Updated: Sep 04, 2012 7:40pm PST

Moro Rock & Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, August 2012

August 2, 2012: 6.3 Miles, +700'

Updated: Sep 03, 2012 4:57pm PST

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park, July 2012

July 31, 2012: 6.0 Miles, +1600'

Updated: Sep 03, 2012 5:20pm PST

Onion Valley To Whitney Portal, July 2012: Mt. Gould, Caltech Peak, Mt. Muir, Mt. Whitney

July17-19, 2012: 54.0 Miles, +15,600'

Updated: Dec 03, 2012 12:21pm PST

Robinson Lake, July 2012

July 16, 2012: 3.3 Miles, +1400'

Updated: Jul 26, 2012 8:13pm PST

Mt. Langley, Mt. Pickering, Joe Devel Peak & Mt. Guyot, June 2012

June 10-13, 2012: Four Day Peak Bagging Adventure In Sequoia National ...

Updated: Dec 13, 2012 8:37am PST

Mt. Russell & Mt. Carillon, June 2012

June 9, 2012: Dayhike To Mt. Russell & Mt. Carillon. 10.2 Miles, +6600 ...

Updated: Dec 03, 2012 4:05pm PST

Half Dome, May 2012

May 25, 2012: Dayhike to the summit of Half Dome on the first day the ...

Updated: May 27, 2012 1:38pm PST

Clouds Rest via Happy Isles, May 2012

May 24, 2012: Quick day hike from the valley floor to the summit of Cl ...

Updated: May 27, 2012 3:51pm PST

Mount Whitney Loop, Mountaineers Route To The Main Trail, May 2012

May 8, 2012: Ascended The Mountaineers Route and Descended The Main Tr ...

Updated: May 12, 2012 9:56am PST

Mt. Whitney, April 2012

April 28, 2012: Dayhike From Whitney Portal To The Summit Of Mt. Whitn ...

Updated: Apr 29, 2012 4:31pm PST

Lower Boy Scout Lake, April 2012

April 27, 2012: Dayhike Up The North Fork Of Lone Pine Creek To Explor ...

Updated: May 11, 2012 6:30pm PST

Dewey Point, Yosemite Valley. Mariposa Grove, March 2012

March 3 & 4, 2012: Snowshoe trip out to Dewey Point with Judy. Then a ...

Updated: Mar 17, 2012 7:21pm PST

Mt. Brewer via East Ridge, September 2011

September 27-29, 2011: Trip Report via blog here: http://calicokat-hi ...

Updated: Oct 20, 2011 2:25pm PST

Mt. Langley, September 2011

September 7 & 8, 2011: Backpack Trip To Cottonwood Lakes & Mt. Langley ...

Updated: Oct 01, 2011 12:34pm PST

Mt. Whitney & Mt. Muir, September 2011

September 5, 2011: Labor Day Dayhike To Mt. Whitney & Mt. Muir.

Updated: Oct 01, 2011 2:00pm PST

Mineral King Loop, August/September 2011

August 30-September 3, 2011: Peakbagging Adventure In The Mineral King ...

Updated: Sep 14, 2011 9:18am PST

John Muir Trail Videos

I did a good amount of video recording on my JMT journey this past sum ...

Updated: Nov 04, 2011 12:06am PST

John Muir Trail: Yosemite Valley To Silver Pass, July/August 2011

Full Detail Below: http://calicokat-johnmuirtrail2011.blogspot.com/

Updated: Feb 28, 2012 5:41pm PST

John Muir Trail: Silver Pass To Mather Pass, 2011

Full Detail Below: http://calicokat-johnmuirtrail2011.blogspot.com ...

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 6:21am PST

John Muir Trail: Mather Pass To Whitney Portal, August 2011

Full Detail Below: http://calicokat-johnmuirtrail2011.blogspot.com ...

Updated: Jul 04, 2012 6:23am PST

North Dome, Yosemite National Park, July 2011

July 20, 2011

Updated: Sep 13, 2011 2:31pm PST

Lempert Dome, Yosemite National Park, July 2011

July 20, 2011

Updated: Sep 13, 2011 3:04pm PST

Olancha Peak, June 2011

June 8, 2011: Dayhike to Olancha Peak. Long Day, 11 Hours, 22.0 Miles, ...

Updated: Jun 09, 2011 4:11pm PST

Mt. Whitney via The Mountaineers Route, May 2011

May 28, 2011: A dayhike up the North Fork Of Lone Pine Creek To The Su ...

Updated: Jun 01, 2011 11:12am PST

Mt. Whitney & Wotans Throne, May 2011

May 11 & 12, 2011: Spring Climb Up The Main Trail. Had The Mountain Al ...

Updated: Jun 12, 2011 6:36pm PST

Sentinel Dome Snow Camp. Yosemite NP, April 2011

April 2 & 3, 2011: Snow Camp At The Base Of Sentinel Dome, Yosemite N ...

Updated: Jun 12, 2011 6:45pm PST

Winter Alta via Pear Lake, February 2011

February 4-6, 2011: Winter Backpack Trip To Heather, Emerald & Pear La ...

Updated: Feb 19, 2013 7:35pm PST

Mt. Whitney, September 2010

September 8, 2010

Updated: Mar 20, 2011 12:38am PST

Mt. Tyndall via Shepherds Pass, September 2010

September 5-6, 2010: Overnight Trip Up To Anvil Camp, then up to the s ...

Updated: Mar 15, 2011 3:26am PST

Onion Valley To Horseshoe Meadow (Mt. Whitney, Mt. Guyot, Mt. Langley), September 2010

August 31-September 4, 2010: Backpacking trip including Mt. Whitney, M ...

Updated: Mar 15, 2011 1:48am PST

High Sierra Trail, August 2010

August 3-10, 2010

Updated: Mar 14, 2011 6:23pm PST

Roads End To Rae Lakes To Whitney Portal, July 2010

07/19/10-07/24/10: Backpacked From Roads End To Raes Lakes, Up And Ove ...

Updated: Oct 03, 2010 6:04pm PST

Cirque Peak, June 2010

June 12, 2010: Dayhiked to Cirque Peak from Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead ...

Updated: Jan 12, 2011 11:15am PST

Lone Pine Peak, May 2010

May 30, 2010: Dayhike to Lone Pine Peak. First time and loved it.

Updated: Jun 07, 2010 7:59pm PST

Mount Whitney & Mt. Muir, May 2010

May 29, 2010: Dayhike to Mount Muir and Mount Whitney. First time up M ...

Updated: Jun 07, 2010 10:26pm PST

Mt. Whitney, May 2010

May 14-16, 2010. An overnighter up the main trail in great spring snow ...

Updated: May 19, 2010 4:10pm PST

Matterhorn Peak, March 2010

A trip up to the California Matterhorn above Bridgeport, Ca. March 18- ...

Updated: Jun 02, 2010 11:12pm PST

Badger Pass To Glacier Point, Yosemite NP, January 2010

Snowshoed out to Glacier Point and stayed a fabulous night at the hut. ...

Updated: Jun 02, 2010 8:36pm PST

Mt. Whitney, October 2009

October 1, 2009

Updated: Nov 17, 2009 8:39pm PST

Chicken Spring Lake via Cottonwood Pass, September 2009

September 30, 2009

Updated: Nov 17, 2009 8:53pm PST

Mt. Rose, September 2009

September 18, 2009

Updated: Jan 14, 2010 7:01pm PST

Freel Peak, September 2009

September 17, 2009

Updated: Jan 14, 2010 6:44pm PST

Mt. Tallac, September 2009

September 16, 2009

Updated: Jan 13, 2010 11:34pm PST

Onion Valley To Whitney Portal, September 2009

September 1-4, 2009......Went for a backpacking trip in the High Sierr ...

Updated: Jan 13, 2010 4:51pm PST

High Sierra Trail, August 2009

August 4-11, 2009

Updated: Nov 17, 2009 7:10pm PST

Mt. Whitney, July 2009

July 14 &15, 2009

Updated: Jul 29, 2009 5:13pm PST

Meysan Lake, July 2009

July 13, 2009

Updated: Jul 29, 2009 5:43pm PST

Alta Peak via Emerald Lake, April 2009

April 17-19, 2009

Updated: May 04, 2009 1:36am PST

Cottonwood Lakes Basin, September 2008

September 1-5, 2008

Updated: Oct 04, 2008 5:30pm PST

Mt. Langley, September 2008

September 4, 2008

Updated: Aug 18, 2009 1:19pm PST

Cirque Peak, September 2008

September 2, 2008

Updated: Aug 18, 2009 1:15pm PST

Mount Tallac, Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe, Ca, August 2008

August 8, 2008

Updated: Aug 12, 2008 9:06pm PST

Mount Rose, NV, August 2008

August 7, 2008

Updated: Aug 12, 2008 6:21pm PST

Mount Whitney, July 2008

07/14/08-07/16/08

Updated: Jul 18, 2008 7:05pm PST

Lone Pine Lake, August 2007

August 4, 2007

Updated: Jul 17, 2008 1:37pm PST