JMT Day 15 – South Fork Woods Creek to Bubbs Creek

I know, a broken record, but another "best day hiking ever". IMO, the biggest differentiator in going Southbound on the JMT is the progression of views and experiences. I would much prefer to have them increase in awesomeness, as opposed to decrease, as the hike progresses. I was on the trail by 7:30am, looking forward …

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JMT Day 13 – Deer Creek to South Fork Kings River

Well, another day, another record "best day hiking ever"! And no, it doesn't get boring. After getting off early (7:25am), I felt mentally prepared for the rigors of the Golden Staircase that we have heard since near the beginning of the hike. I really focused on taking it slow and steady with continued progress. Fortunately, …

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