John Muir Trail
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Lyan Jordan
(redmonk)

Locale: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
John Muir Trail on 09/12/2011 12:44:37 MDT Print View

TheBeginning

Tony_NevadaFalls

JeremyDanahuePass

GossamerGearGroup2

1000IslandMorning4

MarieLakeMaybe4

EvolutionLakeDrainage3

LeavingEvolutionLake

LakeWanda

Taboose Pass Resupply campsite

TheBridge

LowerRaeLake2

RaeLakeSunrise5

ForesterPassBase

BigHornPlateau

GuitarLakeBW

WhitneySunrise8

WhitneySummitMorning

DuomidWhitney4

OneFingerSalute2

Edited by redmonk on 09/12/2011 20:19:14 MDT.

Jay Wilkerson
(Creachen) - MLife

Locale: East Bay
John Muir Trail on 09/12/2011 13:51:44 MDT Print View

Excellent Pictures Cameron!! The JMT is one hell of a trail and I am jealous you lucky bastards.

David Lutz
(davidlutz)

Locale: Bay Area
"John Muir Trail" on 09/12/2011 16:55:44 MDT Print View

Great photos Cameron, I clicked through to Fickr and really enjoyed it.

Looks like you traded up on hiking partners! ; 0) Although I like Jeremy's new trail 'do. Built for speed.

How did you like the Absoraka? I wasn't happy with my Pinnacle at all and I'm looking to switch.

How did you handle bugs in the DuoMid?

How did you resupply at Taboose?

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: "John Muir Trail" on 09/12/2011 18:48:25 MDT Print View

Looked like an awesome trip. Food sounded good too.

Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Re: Re: "John Muir Trail" on 09/12/2011 19:07:28 MDT Print View

Right on Cameron!! Awesome pics!

Katharina ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Awesome on 09/12/2011 21:00:15 MDT Print View

In the true sense of the word!

Matthew Black
(mtblack)
Re: John Muir Trail on 09/12/2011 21:19:51 MDT Print View

That is the most beautiful photo of Whitney I have seen. You camped on the peak?

Eugene Smith
(Eugeneius) - MLife

Locale: Nuevo Mexico
Quality on 09/12/2011 21:51:04 MDT Print View

Cameron, this is a great set of photographs, thanks for posting your memories.

Eugene

Jesse H.
(tacedeous) - MLife

Locale: East Bay, CA
beautiful! on 09/13/2011 12:45:35 MDT Print View

sweet set cameron! love the pic of the mid in the wind breaks on the summit, truly a beautiful place, where you guys there for the sunrise?

Tony Wong
(Valshar) - MLife

Locale: San Francisco Bay Area
Re: John Muir Trail on 09/15/2011 14:19:40 MDT Print View

Cameron,

Great pics and it was a blast traveling with you.

Hope to see more of your photos.

An amazing year with all that snow out there and water everywhere....made for an unique experience.

Thanks for sharing.

-Tony

Lyan Jordan
(redmonk)

Locale: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
John Muir Trail on 09/19/2011 12:29:34 MDT Print View

Thanks everyone !

The pack worked great, carried 32 pounds like a gregory.
Bugs were not that bad at night.
I camped on the summit and watched the sunrise.
More pictures can be found clicking through to the flickr account.

James Winstead
(James_W)

Locale: CA
Re: John Muir Trail on 09/20/2011 23:41:25 MDT Print View

Killer photos Cameron. Its hard(impossible?) to capture the light in any way that approaches how amazing it actually is in person.

These images do a pretty sweet job of getting close.

Thanks for sharing!

Chris Morgan
(ChrisMorgan) - F

Locale: Southern Oregon
Re: John Muir Trail on 09/21/2011 00:16:37 MDT Print View

Very nice!

Your pics from the DP1 are coming out far more saturated than mine. Are you boosting the saturation in post processing?

Chris

Lyan Jordan
(redmonk)

Locale: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
John Muir Trail on 09/21/2011 11:14:21 MDT Print View

I was gifted great light most mornings and nights, and a schedule that had me near scenery when the best light was happening. I generally try to shoot raw, slightly underexposed, tripod whenever I can, and lowest iso possible. Not much post processing at all, mostly white balance correction, and desaturation to make B&W images from the raw. The shot of lake wanda had the saturation boosted, but the rest are pretty much as they come.

Edited by redmonk on 09/21/2011 11:29:43 MDT.

Kendall Clement
(socalpacker) - MLife

Locale: Southern California
RE: "John Muir Trail" on 09/21/2011 11:59:25 MDT Print View

Great pics, Cameron. I really enjoyed them. Thanks for sharing your trip.

Frank Deland
(rambler) - M

Locale: On the AT in VA
JMT dates on 09/26/2011 20:27:14 MDT Print View

When did you hike? Looks like a lot of snow. Great pics!

Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Re: John Muir Trail on 09/26/2011 20:51:12 MDT Print View

I KNEW that was Lake Wanda!!!!!!!!!! Again Cameron, great photos!!!

Jesse H.
(tacedeous) - MLife

Locale: East Bay, CA
nice on 09/27/2011 01:18:23 MDT Print View

awesome! I was up there about 3 weeks before you guys, came up the backside from horseshoe...

altitude sure is a beast!

thanks for the pics/post hope to see you guys soon!

Jesse H.
(tacedeous) - MLife

Locale: East Bay, CA
... on 09/27/2011 01:27:41 MDT Print View

Just went back thru your set after that post...

seriously love the reflection shots you got, but again, really awesome setall-around, B&W works... only sometimes, and your use through out really complimented the other shots and compositions... THANKS! you helped me relive the awe of the sierra's from my desk, not an easy task :D

the guitar lake shot is frickin' epic!!! camped right where you shot that... tis' a beautiful church...

Edited by tacedeous on 09/27/2011 01:29:46 MDT.

Ryan Krause
(rmkrause)

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Awesome pictures! on 09/27/2011 23:05:19 MDT Print View

Wow, great pictures!