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2011-11-28 Tuolumne Meadows/Pothole Dome : Normally Highway 120 is closed this time of year. When we found it open we thought lets take one last hike in the high country before the road closes for the season. Our destination was Pothole Dome on the West end of Tuolumne Meadows at around 8000-9000 ft elevation. First stops included Siesta Lake, always a little jewel, and Olmstead Point. The rest of the pics are of the Pothole Dome Hike, about 1/2 mile hike one way and about 250 ft elevation gain, no biggie. But.... really nice!  Pothole Photos start on page 2 with the photo of Tuolumne Meadows and the tree line on the right). On the way back we came across a small frozen waterfall on the side of the road, weird looking! All in all a terrific day!

2011-11-28 Tuolumne Meadows/Pothole Dome

Californiahiker

Normally Highway 120 is closed this time of year. When we found it ope ...

Updated: Nov 28, 2011 11:53pm PST

Yosemite (2011) : Images from a 3-day trip:  May 26 to May 28 (2011).   The falls and streams were pounding with water -- courtesy of a heavy snow pack.   Images from day 1 are from El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, and Snow Creek Trail.  Images from day 2 are from El Capitan and Upper Yosemite Falls trail.  Images from day 3 are from El Capitan,  Washburn Point and the Panorama trail (Glacier Point to the valley via the John Muir trail).  The weather turned wet and cold on day 3.  Even had fresh snow falling as I climbed the uphill segment of the Panorama trail.  During one pause in the rain, clouds began rising from the valley -- an ever changing and wonderful scene.   The last 4 images are from August-2011 -- passing through Yosemite on the way to Mono Lake.

Yosemite (2011)

rockguy

Images from a 3-day trip: May 26 to May 28 (2011). The falls and st ...

Updated: Nov 13, 2011 11:22am PST

Trip 10, Yosemite : Yosemite in October

Trip 10, Yosemite

Peter Costantinidis

Yosemite in October

Updated: Oct 18, 2011 9:40pm PST

Tuolumne Meadows and Soda Springs Sept 2011 : Tuolumne River and Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California. Highway 120. Even though the calendar still says "summer" its in the chilly 40s today at almost 10,000 feet. It's raining here and there and some thunder claps can be heard. Its always good to have alternate hiking plans when visiting the mountains!

Tuolumne Meadows and Soda Springs Sep...

Californiahiker

Tuolumne River and Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, Californi ...

Updated: Sep 22, 2011 11:44am PST

Mist Trail Vernal Footbridge to Top of Vernal Fall July 2011 : I don't know any of the people in the photos. I hiked alone. I never went close to the river while taking photos, so if things look close its the zoom. Never climb over rails or go close to the river. Its all too easy to fall in and the current is very strong. 
Hiking from the Vernal Footbridge to the top of Vernal Fall. (Height of the fall is 317 feet, 97 meters). For the hike from the valley to the footbridge <a href="http://californiahiker.smugmug.com/Hikes/2011/"> go back</a> to the previous photo gallery. If you can't make it to the top of Vernal Fall, that's OK, the last 0.1 mile goes past the fall, you can no longer see it, and is nothing special. Nor is there anything special about being on top, though its nice. The best (and most difficult) part of this 0.3 mile hike is the middle third of the hike. Be aware... steps are very uneven, wet, often with water rushing down, more often than not there's no rail to hold on to, and you will get misted (or more likely) rained on heavily by the waterfall, and it will be very windy in parts, water rushing down the fall creates a lot of wind.

Mist Trail Vernal Footbridge to Top o...

Californiahiker

I don't know any of the people in the photos. I hiked alone. I never w ...

Updated: Jul 20, 2011 7:21pm PST

Yosemite Falls 2011 : Spring trip to Yosemite to see water falls and to hike Yosemite Falls Trail.

Yosemite Falls 2011

marcosv

Spring trip to Yosemite to see water falls and to hike Yosemite Falls ...

Updated: Jul 19, 2011 12:34am PST

Yosemite, CA : Yosemite Valley and Tioga Pass

Yosemite, CA

Walt Myers

Yosemite Valley and Tioga Pass

Updated: Jul 10, 2011 1:11pm PST

Yosemite : Yosemite Landscape Images - <br>
Taken in December 2010

Yosemite

Henning Visser

Yosemite Landscape Images - Taken in December 2010

Updated: Jun 15, 2011 9:00am PST

Yosemite June 12, 2011 : The winter and spring of 2010/11 was very wet, with precipitation 200% of normal. What that means for Yosemite is a fantastic year to see waterfalls. Today Marty and I went to Glacier Point and tried to go to Bridalveil Fall. The trail was so wet, it started raining waterfall in the parking lot. Didn't even get close to the base, because the closer you came to the fall the heavier the pouring became. Mist went hundreds of feet into the air and came back over the trail as buckets of water. I got thoroughly drenched, including squeaky wet shoes. That's snow melt, BTW....

Yosemite June 12, 2011

Californiahiker

The winter and spring of 2010/11 was very wet, with precipitation 200% ...

Updated: Jun 13, 2011 12:30am PST

California, Yosemite Winter 2009 - 加利福尼亚 优胜美地国家公园 冬 2009 : I had a conference in San Jose in February 2009.  I pick up a car in the airport and drove to Yosemite National Park after the meeting.  I had three days to stay.  I needed fresh snow during the period of time.  There was no accumulated snow in first two days.  The park was not so impressive.  <br><br>
There was a 7 inch snow during the second night.  The snow stopped next morning,  It was a beautiful days.  Most roads were closed, including Glacier Point Road.  Only road available is the road to Yosemite Valley.  All pictures in this fold were taken in my last day in the park.<br><br><a href="http://photo.net/photodb/member-photos?user_id=3676698">http://photo.net/photodb/member-photos?user_id=3676698</a><br><a href="http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=896860">http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=896860</a><br><a href="http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=895612">http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=895612</a>

California, Yosemite Winter 2009 - ��...

YaZhangPhotography

I had a conference in San Jose in February 2009. I pick up a car in t ...

Updated: Feb 08, 2011 3:04pm PST