Yosemite National Park – Glacier Point trail

I can’t believe I’m 34 now and last time I was in Yosemite and the Sierra nevada range I ran this same route on a day trip from San Francisco when I was 27 on holiday with my Mum. … Where did that time go! Well three years of it has been taken up with…

Western States 100 – squaw valley to Lyons ridge reccy

Western States 100 – Squaw valley to Lyons Ridge (checkpoint 2) Being in Tahoe it was too irresistible for Kelly to want to see the starting point of the Western States. And I’m glad she did! As usual, with Kelly being a keen runner also we played pass the child and went on separate runs.…

Yosemite National Park – John Muir trail to Clouds Rest

Another adventure from our R.V. Again starting from the upper pines (RV) campground it’s a half mile run to the start of the John Muir trail. John Muir (1838 – 1914) was hired as a saw mill general labourer and was responsible for timber repairs to the only hotel in Yosemite at the time. Within…