13-Year Old Hiker’s Sequoia Peak Note Discovered 40 Years Later

Just your basic story of:

13-year-old Boy Scout climbs unmarked 12,785 ft. peak in Sequioia … in 1972.

Boy Scout Leaves note in a film cannister.

Note is discovered this month: 40 years after it was written.

Tim taylor hiker note

Boy Scout grows up to be a 53-year-old San Diego Superior Court Judge Tim Taylor.

Hiker who discovered the note is 69-year old, Larry Wright, experienced Sierra hiker on a trek with his son and grandson.  

Peak remains un-named, Wright suggests Taylor-Wright peak.  

Great idea; great story.  Video can be found here.