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Above Half Dome

I was staring idly out of the window as I was flying across California when a shape on the ground below caught my eye.  I grabbed the camera as I realized we were coming across Yosemite.  From above, the most … Continue reading

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Half Dome Down There

More window shots today! I usually end up sitting on the same side of the plane depending on which way I am heading in order to be on the shady side. However, I was on the opposite side on one … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing

The scenery in Yosemite attracts a lot of people but some of them want to get a bit more personal with the rocky landscapes. Climbing is very popular and, when you stop to take a look around, a quick look … Continue reading

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Rocky the Lizard

Simple post today. This lizard was sunbathing on a rock in Yosemite. I got a shot, inched closer and repeated until I got this. He was looking a bit twitchy by then so I backed off to leave him in … Continue reading

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Tioga Pass Lakes

The Tioga Pass has a nice selection of water courtesy of the various damming activity that has gone on. I have been this way before and that made its way on to the blog here.  The color of the water … Continue reading

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Tuolumne Meadow Widlife

As we were driving back past Tuolumne Meadows on the return journey through the Tioga Pass, Nancy saw something moving out in the grass. Fortunately we were very close to a pull off so we hopped out. She grabbed the … Continue reading

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Olmsted Point

A previous trip across the Tioga Pass had taken me to Olmsted Point and I did post about that here. Nancy hadn’t been before so it was fun showing her the spot for the first time. Like me, she was … Continue reading

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Tuolumne Grove

A trip into Yosemite means a chance to see some big trees. I had originally thought about a trip to Mariposa Grove like the one I posted about here. However, coming in over the Tioga Pass makes for a long … Continue reading

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Above Yosemite

I was on a flight back home recently and our course took us almost directly over the top of Yosemite. I was on the right hand side of the plane which happened to be the side with the view of … Continue reading

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Olmsted Point

One part of Yosemite that I have not previously explored is the Tioga Pass Road.  It has either been out of my way or closed for the winter during previous visits but this time I decided to take the drive … Continue reading

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