Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Adventure in the Sierras
Re: Adventure in the Sierras
Thu, 8 Oct 1998 07:10:08 -0700
The Sierra Nevada Mountains (translated from Spanglish yields Mountain
Nevada Mountains, but I digress) (wait, here's another, the Rio Hondo
River that flows through the Los Angeles basin, X-lated from Spanglish
yields River Hondo River) (the above has been supplied by the Department
of Redundancy Department). :>)
Anyway, as I was saying, The Sierras are so overused that the John Muir
Trail is now called the John Muir Ditch. But go, anyway, it's great.
Apple Valley District Commissioner
> >The Sierras provide
> >an almost untouched area for hiking. I've also been told that the
> fishing is
> >really good up there.
> I agree that the Sierra Nevada Mts. do provide a great adventure
> (I've done several segments of the John Muir trail, and gone in and
> out of Yosemite several times). I am not sure you could call the
> Sierras "untouched" any more, however, considering how crowded they
> are becoming, and how hard it is getting to get a wilderness permit
> for backpacking.