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Storm over Clouds Rest

My flickr contact Stan Yoshinobu posted this dramatic image of a storm breaking over Clouds Rest, a rock formation near Half Dome in Yosemite Valley.



Ansel Adams images stay in one’s mind long after seeing them, powerful, majestic photographs of expansive subjects in immaculate focus.
It was such a pleasure to actually be in some of those places and appreciate his consummate skill. 7 more words


History Major Thoughts

This will be my monthly blog on the things and thoughts that run through my mind. Working part time and going to college is tough yet I am able to handle it. 742 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Sonora Pass Highway 108 - The Road Less Traveled

Sharp switchbacks and steep inclines make the Sonora Pass Highway a difficult road for RVs and motorists traveling through the Eastern Sierras. Most take Highway 120 through Yosemite Valley to see El Capitan and Bridal Falls amongst crowds of tourists, leaving this more northerly but equally pristine alpine highway nearly deserted for more than 70 unspoiled miles. 314 more words

13 September: Yosemite, CA

Yesterday, Peach, Jeanette, and I took the best sporadic trip to Yosemite. Sometimes, I wish I had taken more advantage of the fact that I lived in the gateway to the Sierras in high school than I actually did. 133 more words

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A Gray Start on the JMT - Yosemite Valley, CA

August 3, 2014

The John Muir Trail (JMT), 220 miles from California’s Yosemite Valley to Mt Whitney, is one of the great through hikes, world renowned for its amazing scenery and great weather – mostly sunny days, maybe the possibility of brief afternoon thundershower, but generally clear dry air that produces those bluebird skies. 355 more words


Wildfire Sends Smoke Into Famed Yosemite Valley, 7 Square Miles Of Park Burned

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS / AP) — Fire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park’s famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said. 224 more words