Father, son find peace on the trail

ADVENTURERS—Vin Fichter and his son Matthew pause to enjoy the scenery during their seven-day hike along the famed John Muir Trail in the Sierra Mountain range. Fichter made it a point to take his time on the journey so he could appreciate its beauty.

A year ago I started living-out a dream I have had for many years: to backpack and camp the entire 220-mile length of the John Muir Trail in the protected wilderness areas of the High Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, from Yosemite ...

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