Yosemite Nat Park – May, 2014


Mirror Lake – Yosemite, May 11, 2014

Mirror Lake on Tenaya creek. A short hike from the valley floor – Img 38883

 

 

Karin at Taft Point – Yosemite – May 12, 2014

That speck in the middle of the photo is Karin almost to Taft Point – a ridge with a 3500ft drop to the valley – Img 39054

 

 

Randy in a Fissure – Yosemite – May 12, 2014

The Fissures at Taft Point are cracks that extend over 1000 feet down toward the valley floor – Img 39040

 

Taft Point – Yosemite – May 12, 2014

Randy & Karin at Taft Point with Upper Yosemite Fall in the background. There is about a 3500ft drop to the valley just behind us. – Img 39073

 

 

 

Taft Point – Yosemite – May 12, 2014

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Snow Plant – Yosemite – May 12, 2014

Found this Snow Plant hiking up the Taft Point Trail. The next day the road to the trailhead was closed due to snow/ice – lucky we went when we did – Img 39084

 

 

Sentinel Dome – Yosemite – May 12, 2014

Randy on Sentinel Dome with Half Dome in the background – Img 39135

 

 

Harlquin Lupine – Yosemite – May 13, 2014

Found these along the Wawoma road – Img 39211

 

 

Western Wall Flower – Yosemite – May 13, 2014

Found these along the Big Oak Flat Road – Img 39477

 

 

Dogwood – Yosemite – May 13, 2014

Large dogwood blooms along the Wawoma Meadow and elsewhere in the park – Img 39301

 

California Pink – Yosemite – May 13, 2014

Found these California Pink flowers along the Wawoma Meadow trail (not sure why they are called ”pink” since they were very red) – Img 39302

 

 

Tuolumne Grove – Yosemite, May 13, 2014

Karin walking in the mist back from the Tuolumne Grove of redwoods – Img 39450

 

 

Tuolumne Grove – Yosemite, May 13, 2014

Karin at the Tunnel Tree in the Tuolumne Grove – Giant Sequoia Redwood – Img 39351

 

 

Lower Yosemite Fall, May 14, 2014

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Merced River Below Vernal Fall – Yosemite, May 15, 2014

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Rainbow on Mist Trail, Vernal Fall – Yosemite, May 15, 2014

The mist trail up the side of Vernal Fall is an opportunity for rainbows (and to get wet) – Img 39729

 

 

Vernal Fall – Yosemite, May 15, 2014

Vernal Falls 317ft. The Mist Trail climbs up along the bottom of the falls and everybody gets wet. Nevada Fall is upstream. – Img 39738

 

 

 

Nevada Fall – Yosemite, May 15, 2014

Still about 1/2 mile away from Nevada Fall. The Merced River falls 594ft over Nevada Fall. Still have over 600 ft of the 1000ft elevation to get to the top of the fall – Img 39809

 

Yoga Deflects Nevada Falls – Yosemite May 15, 2014

Karin uses yoga warrior pose to deflect the 594ft Nevada Fall. This photo was taken along the John Muir trail coming down from the top of Nevada Fall – Img 39918

 

Foothill Pretty Face – Yosemite May 2014

Stopped to look at some poppies and found this Foothill Pretty Face flower – Img 40005

 

 

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1 comment

  1. I love the way the clouds mirror the pattern in the fissure. Awesome shot! (Randy in a Fissure – Yosemite – May 12, 2014″ photo)

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