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Re: Favorie Wilderness?

Postby ndwoods » Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:13 pm

Does SEKI count? I don't think parks are the same as official wilderness area designation....but that's just me nitpicking!

For memories of the times spent there....Yolla Bolly Wilderness!

For beauty and the rest...John Muir!



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Re: Favorie Wilderness?

Postby vandman » Sun Mar 09, 2014 10:13 am

All of the John Muir Wilderness that wraps around SEKI.
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Re: Favorite Wilderness?

Postby oleander » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:06 pm

On forest service land: Ansel Adams. The Ritter Range is one of those places I never stop going to. One of those places you take friends when you want to REALLY show off the Sierras.

In a national park: Kings Canyon. No competition here at all. If you're scratching your head at this, you have probably not been more than a day in from the west side. You need to go in deeper. This park requires a longer approach to get to the really knock-your-socks-off stuff.
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Re: Favorite Wilderness?

Postby Troutdog 59 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:16 pm

It's kinda like trying to pick your favorite song or band. It depends upon the time and the moment at hand, because there are so many that are just flat out fantastic!. For me at the end of the day, the John Muir Wilderness will always be at or near the top. Started there in the 70's and have been going back ever since.
“Wander a whole summer if you can...time will not be taken from the sum of your life. Instead of shortening, it will definitely lengthen it and make you truly immortal.”
― John Muir
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Re: Favorite Wilderness?

Postby intrek38 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:29 pm

What is one without the other ?
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Re: Favorite Wilderness?

Postby Shawn » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:41 pm

"Those of us who have been drawn to the Sierra for years and decades understand her magnetic draw on our souls, the beck and call at the beginning of each and every season, the rejuvenating experience one feels after each and every trip no matter how difficult" Maverick, High Sierra Topix

Not sure how I missed this, thanks for the tagline troutdog.

I too fall into the "it's all good" category for wilderness. If I had to pick just one, it would likely be Kings Canyon.
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