Archive for the 'Yosemite' Category

A great but strange Yosemite experience thanks to the US Gov’t.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Pin It Picture: Vogelsang Peak reflected in Vogelsang Lake at sunrise, near the Vogelsang High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, California< This last Monday evening found me driving home from the Eastern Sierra along Highway 120, crossing over the Sierra via Tioga Pass Road through Yosemite National Park. It was truly one of the best […]

Happy Holidays 2012

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Pin It Picture: Clouds streaming off the top of Half Dome in Winter, Cooks Meadow, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California I’d just like to take a moment to wish everyone who celebrates a very Merry Christmas, and for everyone who follows the Gregorian Calendar, a most Wonderful and Prosperous New Year. And for everyone […]

Yosemite Premier Photo Collection

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Pin It Picture: Rainbow in Le Conte Falls on the Tuolumne River, Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne, Yosemite National Park, California It’s with great delight that I’d like to introduce a brand new ‘Premier Image Collection’ gallery of Yosemite National Park and the area around Tioga Pass. Click here to see the full gallery. I’d […]

Dawn at Taft Point

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Pin It Picture: Moonset at dawn from Taft Point, with El Capitan in background, Yosemite National Park, California There’s something incredibly joyful about having a place like this all to yourself. First of all, it’s quiet. (Kind of like this blog over the last few weeks.) My friend and I drove to the trailhead on […]

End of a Season

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Pin It Picture: Clouds over Mount Maclure (L) and Mount Lyell (R) as seen from Clouds Rest, Yosemite National Park, California During the first week of October, I got interrupted in my pursuit of a couple Sierra locations due to an extremely strong, early season snow storm that blanketed some areas with as much as […]

When Pre-Visualization meets Reality

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Pin It Picture: Sunset over Yosemite Valley and Half Dome from the summit of Clouds Rest, Yosemite National Park, California Earlier this week I had a chance to fill a long time photographic goal. Of all the hiking and backpacking trips I’ve done throughout the years in Yosemite, I had never been up to Clouds […]

I’d Rather Die on this Mountain

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Pin It Picture: Last light of sunset on the summit of Half Dome as seen from Olmsted Point, Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite National Park, California I just got back from a week-long family vacation at Lake Tahoe. However, before posting anything from that trip, I have one more story I want to tell about my […]

Half Dome; The Magnificent and the Brutal

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Pin It Picture: Sunset light on Half Dome from Olmsted Point, Yosemite National Park, California Exactly two weeks ago today as I sit and write these words, I was making my way down from the summit of Half Dome, the landmark icon that dominates so many visions of California’s Yosemite National Park. I actually had […]






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