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The joy of wilderness | by Chief Bwana
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The joy of wilderness

A hiker enjoys the invigoration of a trail with commanding views of the Minarets and Shadow Lake. See it large on black if you have a moment by clicking the photo.

 

I took this of a fellow hiker on a 1989 trip to Thousand Island Lake and on to Tuolomne Meadows. I think it works as an advertisement for backpacking; do you? This is from the Pacific Crest Trail, high above the Middle San Joaquin River canyon.

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Taken on August 26, 2012