Monthly Archives: April 2010

April 4 – Yosemite Day 3 – Hike Mirror Lake

Mirror lake is actually the Tenaya creek, which flows down Tenaya canyon (no hiking allowed) , below Cloud Rest and the left shoulder of Half Dome, until it joins the Merced River in Yosemite Valley. The “lake” is actually a pond, a widening of th… Continue reading

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April 3 – Yosemite Day 2 – Hike down via the Mist trail.

well – we had a choice. return to the valley via the John Muir trail? or risk the CLOSED Mist trail (falling rock and ice, and ice on the 800 steps)…. well – guess what we chose ? heh it was not too bad, although the guy just ahead of me slipped… Continue reading

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April 3 – Yosemite Day 2 – Hike to Vernal and Nevada Falls

what could be better than the hike to Vernal and Nevada falls? nothing. even a bit (ok… a lot) of snow on the trail did not deter us. we pressed on and made it after… well… quite a few hours. and yes – there were many other people on the tra… Continue reading

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March 31 – April 1 – Redwoods!

we did not always have the best of weather, but when walking among these giants, it did not really matter (though one of us seemed to always have an umbrella). these shots are of Humboldt State park and Redwood National Park in Northwestern Calif. DM Continue reading

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