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Testimonies about Michael's Field Trips
Michael's Danish group of hikers

We had a really wonderful guided walk with Michael on our recent trip to Yosemite. He was truly inspirational and he made all the difference to our enjoyment and understanding of Yosemite. If we had simply struck out on our own we would have missed so much. Michael also advised us on what would be best to do the following day when we were on our own and again his suggestions and advice were perfect - especially swimming in the crystal clear waters of the river!
Kasha Jenkinson, London, UK

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend with you - Thanks so much!
Jill Norman, Madera, CA

You have no idea how happy you made me on Tuesday. That was a goal and you helped me achieve it in your most patient ways. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Linda Shingu, Pacific Grove, CA

I wanted to thank you once again for your excellent company and informative guidance on our trip to Yosemite. I came away very impressed by your patience and ability to communicate with everyone in our group so well, from little 2-year-old Milo to my girls (Lia, 13 and Helena, 9) all the way up to Marty (celebrating his 70th birthday).
Steve Wiese, Austin, TX

Since we’ve been back, we’ve had several people ask what they should do while visiting Yosemite, with a number of them already planning to visit later this year. I’ve passed on your details and hope they take my advice to spend a few hours with you, as I am sure it will increase their enjoyment of that wonderful place. Thanks again! Natalie and I will always cherish the memories we have of our 2013 Yosemite visit, hopefully not our last.
Mark Gauci, Sydney, Australia

Michael - Thanks for a great experience!  We all really enjoyed the hike. You have a wonderful way with the kids and your enthusiasm was contagious. The world needs more people like you!
David Reinkensmeyer, Irvine,CA October 2011

I wanted to thank you again for the wonderful walk and talk at Tuolumne Meadows. We really appreciated the expertise and the great insight to the geography, flora, and fauna of the area.
Dan Heyl, Raleigh, NC July 2011

The botany field trip with you was most fascinating! I thoroughly enjoyed the way you incorporate the "whole" picture instead of just focusing on naming flowers.
DW, San Diego, CA

We’ll follow Michael anywhere
BS, Twain Harte, CA

We all very much enjoyed our day with Michael, had lots of fun and learned a bunch as well about the flora/fauna, geology and history of Yosemite.  Michael, you were especially good with the boys, and our day with you ranked as the top event on itinerary of our CA visit (and that is saying something based on all we did on our trip!)

This is just a very belated thank you for the day you spent with us in the Valley a month ago. In any case, we all had such a great time learning about the Valley with you.
—SN Riverside, CA

My family enjoyed it very much and we especially appreciated the wealth of park knowledge that you shared with us. Thanks for being so kind and understanding with our daughter- your game was the perfect antidote for fatigue.

We really enjoyed our short trek with you during our visit to Yosemite. While our classrooms are 4 brick walls, yours is the vast mountains with its flora and fauna. It makes one wonder with awe at what nature is all about.
—HJS, teacher, Methodist Girls' School, Singapore


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