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Another Epic Yosemite Hike

The 4:30 AM alarm gives me flashbacks to my endurance events.  Marathon, half-marathon, triathlon, century — they all begin with the early  morning alarm.  Yet, this morning is not mine alone.   716 more words


Yosemite, A First-Timers Experience

I cannot believe that in my 31 years of living in Northern California that I had never been to Yosemite before (insert monkey-covering-face emoji). Seriously, I live about 3-ish hours away and it’s just somewhere that always seemed to daunting to try and plan a trip to, so I never went. 995 more words


Half Dome from Glacier Point

Glacier Point, elevation 7,214′, overlooks the Yosemite Valley providing a 180 degree panoramic view of the Valley floor over 3000′ below.

In this one-shot image, the Nevada Falls flowing into Vernal Falls below are on the far right, Half Dome dominates the center, and Yosemite Falls and El Capitan are out of the frame at the left.   67 more words



In 2006 I took a Road Trip from San Francisco to New Mexico and back over the course of a month, writing and taking photos all the way. 573 more words


Stairway to Heaven: Half Dome Edition

There aren’t many reasons compelling enough for me to wake up before the sunrise, especially since I know I won’t be going back to early morning commutes for a little while. 1,630 more words


Bridalveil Falls - Yosemite, California

Still sore from our death-defying hike the day before, we decided to keep it mellow for our last day and do one of the many quick hikes that Yosemite offered. 1,067 more words


Gasp! I went to Yosemite and wasn't blown away.

I’ve been asked by several people and have given nearly the same response. How was your trip to Yosemite? Did you love it?

Awkward pause… 718 more words