John Muir Instagram, Wilderness Press, Meditations of John Muir

If John Muir Were on Instagram

*Snap* How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! #nofilter Let me just take a moment to post this on Instagram for all my adoring fans to seen once they wake from their slumber. True mountaineers are awake to watch the sun rise and light up the...

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Why You Need to Visit Yosemite in Winter

December is actually an ideal month to spend time exploring Yosemite National Park. The crowds and mosquitoes have vanished, the weather is still not too snowy for adventures, and you get to experience the park in all its winter splendor. It's a time of solitude....

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Things to do Instead of Hiking in Trinity Alps This Winter

The Trinity Alps region is a beautiful place for winter recreation, a destination for hikers, cross-country skiers, snowboarders, and snowshoers. Except for this year. In the summer of 2018, while our new edition of Trinity Alps & Vicinity by Mike White was in production, sparks from the rim of a...

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Wikiphotographer

Best Hikes for Leaf-Peeping in Yosemite

We'd like to think it's no coincidence that Yosemite National Park's shoulder season is also one of the most beautiful times to be in the park. The hoards of tourists are gone, leaving only the locals, the animals, and the most dedicated of the leaf...

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Arizona wildflowers, Arizona National Scenic Trail, Wilderness Press, Sirena Dufault

Where to Find Wildflowers in September in the Desert

While the majority of the states are warmly welcoming the change in seasons and posting photos of vibrant trees decorated in fall colors and wearing knit sweaters and cute boots, there's still a part of the country that's enjoying an abundant wildflower season—the desert. The Arizona...

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Wilderness Press, tips for summer heat

How to Survive the Summer Heat

We have made it to August, friends. We have survived most of the summer. Which means that depending on your location, you can already be sporting your puffy coat (Colorado) or impatiently waiting for football season and the chance to wear a sweater (Alabama). But. Overall...

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