"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves."
-- John Muir
Walking the Sky brings you into a more vital a more dynamic, balanced, and rejuvenating dance with the earth. John Muir s beckoning call to revitalize our health and spirit by reconnecting with our natural heritage has inspired multitudes to walk the John Muir Trail. Following the John Muir Trail today, you walk more than two hundred roadless miles through Yosemite National Park, the Ansel Adams Wilderness, the John Muir Wilderness, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Your journey lies wholly within protected wilderness as you traverse California s Sierra Nevada paralleling the most rugged and remote portion of the Pacific Crest.
When you hike the John Muir Trail, you follow a rich legacy of wilderness vision; yet, you also walk a rewarding personal path of wilderness discovery.You find your own way to breathe, to feel the weather, to keep moving, to find shelter, to know what is necessary for the journey. And even though the way to a high pass switchbacks up granite-carved trail, you will surely follow your own imagination to ascend the mountains into the Sierra cloudlands beyond. When you walk the John Muir Trail, you walk the sky.
Listen, the sky calls to you. Now, take a walk!
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" Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves."--John Muir
Along its more than two-hundred-mile length, the John Muir Trail crosses some of the most rugged land in California's Sierra Nevada. "Walk the Sky: Following the John Muir Trail," a full-color pictorial essay, reveals the harshness and beauty of that landscape through its many seasons from Yosemite Valley in the north to Mount Whitney in the south. Along the way, readers will journey through Yosemite National Park, the Ansel Adams Wilderness, the John Muir Wilderness and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.About the Author:
John Dittli has been exploring and photographing the western landscape for well over three decades. His images have appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide including most major conservation magazines, books, calendars, catalogs, and in corporate advertising. John and his wife Leslie live in a solar-powered strawbale home they built by hand above the headwaters of Crooked Creek in the Eastern Sierra.
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Descripción Companion Press, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. First. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0944197841