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Ringing in the New Year

I guess it wouldn’t be Yosemite if there wasn’t some sort of something epic happening on New Year’s Eve. Today was supposed to be my last day in the office before leaving for vacation. Yet I find myself instead working … Continue reading

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Snow Creek

The Snow Creek trail is one of my favorite trails that takes you up and out of Yosemite Valley (the Four-Mile trail is a close contender). It’s steep, beautiful, well-maintained, and quiet. No matter what time of year I find … Continue reading

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Climbing Tales

Right now, I have very much of a love-hate relationship with climbing. More on that later. A couple of weekends ago, I went climbing in the high and eastern Sierra. After work on Friday, I bee-lined up to Tuolumne for … Continue reading

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Hiking El Capitan

I love long day hikes. I love the ‘silence’ of the wilderness. I love going new places and travelling unknown trails. I love being in awe of finding so much varied beauty on the Earth. I like I just love … Continue reading

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Union Point

My first hike of the year was 3 miles up the Four Mile Trail to Union Point. We opted against going all the way up to Glacier Point due to some pretty slippery iciness on the trail. Including the walk … Continue reading

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Iced Merced

  I love winter in Yosemite Valley! I love the bitter chill and the blue-white snow and the clean rarity of the air.

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Weekend Rambles

Happy Day-Before-Thanksgiving! My biggest Thanksgiving plans are to go to work. Which is just fine by me. I like letting people have the day off that want it to spend with their families. And then have my days off be … Continue reading

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