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attroll
09-20-2011, 12:17
I found this video and slideshow online and wanted to share it. It has only perked my interest even more.
http://player.vimeo.com/video/28965851
(http://vimeo.com/28965851)http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157627587146687/show/


(http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157627587146687/show/)

Sly
09-20-2011, 12:58
If you only have a few weeks it's a great trail to hike. Sometimes it's so scenic it doesn't seem real. Sublime is the best word to describe it.

elray
09-20-2011, 14:37
Very nice! Thanks for posting!

sonic
09-20-2011, 15:59
Very nice. Beautiful photography. Thanks for sharing.

mangus7175
09-21-2011, 13:41
I believe this was shared here already, but in case you haven't seen it...

Part 1

http://youtu.be/lr6eOOSVTw4

Part 2

http://youtu.be/kEQdDxm52l4

Part 3

http://youtu.be/0R1jg1besqw

attroll
09-22-2011, 01:12
Wow, those were AWESOME.

Big Dawg
09-22-2011, 02:25
The JMT is THE very next trail I'd like to hike after finishing the AT. I need to get moving on the AT so I'm not 65 when I start to experience other trails. The JMT is top of the list because of it's stunning beauty. Plus I've never hike out west, and figure the JMT would be a nice immersion into western hiking.

Good choice attroll,,, go get it bro!!!

Big Dawg
09-22-2011, 03:28
Awesome vids Mangus7175,,, thanks for sharing!! Fuels the desire even more!!!!

mangus7175
09-22-2011, 16:46
Awesome vids Mangus7175,,, thanks for sharing!! Fuels the desire even more!!!!

It does fuel the desire even more. I try to watch these a few times just so I remember to stay fit and be active. I'm planning to hike a section of the JMT
next year from Ansel Adams Wilderness to Happy Isles. Sadly, I can only do this portion due to the limited time I can stay away from work.

RGB
09-22-2011, 17:53
Thanks so much for posting the videos. I really needed it. I've been out of the woods for far too long.

I'm planning on doing a video project as well when I attempt my thru, forever from now. I'm going to try to post a few video's from Sweden on my travel blog. I have a week long trip in Iceland planned too. I'll post something about it when I figure it all out.

mangus7175
09-22-2011, 18:07
Iceland is a nice place to go overlanding. Check out the thread below.

http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/50747-Iceland-summer-2010-(updated-video-on-page-2)?highlight=iceland


(http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/50747-Iceland-summer-2010-(updated-video-on-page-2)?highlight=iceland)

theoilman
09-22-2011, 18:20
Awesome! Looks like I need to add it to my bucket list to do!

RGB
09-22-2011, 18:34
That looks amazing! Unfortunately I will be bumming hard by the time I get there. Sweden is already expensive as hell and Iceland even more so. Luckily I will be with an Icelander that knows all the secrets.

Virginia Archer
09-22-2011, 23:36
Awesome Videos!

Cookerhiker
03-02-2013, 13:46
Finally got around to making a video of my 2006 hike in which I hiked about 150 miles of the JMT. Acclimation problems prevented me from finishing the whole trail but the video gives you a good idea of the spectacular scenery.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lZ8TyYZzGY

attroll
03-02-2013, 14:02
Nice slideshow Cookerhiker.

wornoutboots
03-02-2013, 14:36
Very Nice Cooker!! Great Music, who is it?

Cookerhiker
03-02-2013, 15:17
From Loreena McKennitt's album Book of Secrets, the song is entitled "Night Ride Across the Caucasus" - here's the link to her website (http://www.quinlanroad.com/explorethemusic/bookofsecrets.asp?id=108).