Category Archive: Yosemite

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

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…

A new series: Yosemite, zen and friends

[Dear friends, in the midst of the bombing in Boston and the continued threats of North Korea directed at the US, and lots of other things, I feel the need to get back… Continue reading

First tradition: we stop

On our way in, we always stop at the lookout right after the tunnel. We stand, we stare. We admire this awesome view of Yosemite Valley. Just like when it was "discovered" by… Continue reading