George Mallory- The Mystery

“The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this, ‘What is the use of climbing Mount Everest ?’ and my answer must at once be, ‘It is no use’. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may learn a little about the behaviorContinue reading “George Mallory- The Mystery”

Be Wild(ered)- On the John Muir Trail

“The enormity of the task ahead”- George Leigh Mallory regarding Everest The above quote is not a reference to the John Muir Trail itself, but the task of writing about it. How can I begin sharing the richness of such an adventure? I could tell you that it was 222 miles long and about 3Continue reading “Be Wild(ered)- On the John Muir Trail”

Lakes, Adorable Animals, and Smores

Back from some more wandering! This one was a short trip, not even 4 full days. Paul and his supervisor went to Kings Canyon while Michael and I were sent to the Northeast corner of Yosemite. Day 1– We drove from our home base of Wawona in the south of the park, through the grandeurContinue reading “Lakes, Adorable Animals, and Smores”