Briefest Write-Ups continue… dark days of limited rambling ahead! β›ˆοΈπŸŒͺ️

Hello all! It has been a hectic and fun summer… and well… I just HAVE to get a ton of new stuff onto the site… and so… this month’s write ups will be amongst my shortest ever. πŸ˜… Sorry for the lack of poetic ramblings and video links and such!

I’m doing the best I can…

“…and I guess my best wasn’t goooood enough” [thank you James Ingram and Quincy Jones… now I’m teary eyed…πŸ˜‰]

Moving right along…

“Bundle” details?

This Upstart “bundle” includes the Kickstarter Edition of Trailblazer: The John Muir Trail along with the Hiking Card pack and the First Player Marker kickstarter exclusives! Sweeeeet!

Any add-ons or other goodies that aren’t mentioned here are not included with this one. Basically that means I did NOT get the Upgraded Neoprene Game Mats… sorry folks! Sometimes funds keep me limited to only the “vital” exclusives πŸ˜… Sorry for that!

…just so there’s no confusion. πŸ˜‰β€οΈ

As always, please reach out with any questions!! I’m almost always available unless I’m driving or asleep! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸš—πŸ’€

Kickstarter Campaign Link – to check and see all wonderful game bits and bobs!

I do want to at least post a link to the original Kickstarter campaign… in case you haven’t heard of this one somehow. πŸ˜‰ The link can be found HERE.

Again… sooo sorry, everyone! I’ll get back in the swing at some point… argh! πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈπŸ˜­

Sad pirate signing off… πŸ₯Ή

Ages: 14+
Players: 1 – 4
Play Time: 30 – 120 minutes
John D. Clair (solo designer)
Publisher: Mariposa Games
At the time of this listing (July 2023) this Kickstarter Edition
was selling for $60+ on a variety of websites (including eBay) but
these listings didn’t include the first player marker or hiking cards πŸ™ƒ
Our Price: $59 Β (that’s the original Kickstarter campaign price πŸ˜‰)
Link to BGG:


10 in stock


TrailblazerTrailblazer: The John Muir Trail has arrived! And, I’ve got copies of the Hiking Card Pack and the exclusive First Player Marker tossed in there for good measure! Game ON! πŸ˜ŠπŸŽ‰

Embark on a journey of exploration and discovery along the historic John Muir Trail through the High Sierras of California. Explore the majestic mountains and lush meadows, the picturesque waterfalls and alpine lakes. Scale the heights of Yosemite’s iconic Half Dome or Sequouia’s Mt. Whitney! Enjoy meandering through Evolution Valley or Tuolumne Meadows, pausing to take in the beauty of Thousand Islands Lake or cooling your feet in the Kings River. Be humbled beneath a giant and ancient Sequoia, or catch (and release) a Golden Trout, listen to the song of an Ouzel, watch Marmots at play, or spot the rare Snow Plant. Happy trails!

Trailblazer: The John Muir Trail takes place over the course of twelve days/rounds of hiking and backpacking along the John Muir Trail (JMT). You will experience daily trail encounters, choose to explore destinations along the trail, acquire and manage natural and personal resources, discover and observe the sights and sounds of your environment, adapt to ever-changing weather conditions, and move along the entire trail, all while wisely using the items in your backpack to maximize your experience.

You can earn trail points in several ways along the route, such as placing workers on your tracks, collecting sets of field guide cards, scoring instantly with destination cards, and using your backpack gear efficiently.

β€”description from the publisher

Additional information
Weight 7.2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 4 in

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