Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Not us, not us, not us

I got to the top first because I climb outside the cables. I find this way safer and faster. I had a few minutes to observe a group of rather silly men and… Continue reading

More Nepalese faces

Just chatting…

Terminus for the squirrels

At this altitude above 8,000 feet, there are no trees and the squirrels are surviving from our leftovers. This little guy will not come with us on the last trek.

Told you! Ann and Steve

were with us. Another hour farther, the dreaded carved stairs behind us (below us, that is), we take a break before doing "the cables." One need not be a professional climber to go… Continue reading

Other Hanuman representation

On second thought I think I like my Ganesh better.

11 a.m. – on the way

This year Ann and Steve are joining us. They take this picture as we have already done about 5 miles uphill, past Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall, through "little" Yosemite Valley, and up… Continue reading

Hanuman statue

Lord Hanuman, the monkey god, is covered here for a special occasion.

Focusing on our goal

So, to be clear, our goal for tomorrow is to start at the bottom of the valley to do to the lip at the top of Half-Dome (roughly in the center of the… Continue reading

Vanity… by myself

I thought this looks like an Ansel Adams photograph…

The lightness of being

in this child’s step as he tries to amuse and catch the pigeons.