Tag: Yosemite

  • Massages in Yosemite

    Massages in Yosemite

    The massages were Great, they made sleeping on rocks and pine cones all the more bearable. Just before the winter snap in Sierras, we enjoyed our breakfast on the nearly dry river, hiked through the hills with the descending deer around, and practiced our rope skills on a plainly unclimbable boulder.

  • Protected Bouldering in Yosemite

    Protected Bouldering in Yosemite

    This weekend we enjoyed a nice short car camping trip in Wawona with Tripp, Karen and Kira. We (the girls) enjoyed a river swim and rope swing, and we (all) walked many miles of trail throughout the Mariposa Grove, hearing a tree fall at 15:37 while on the park boundary trail, 2013-05-11. We made and cooked […]

  • Young Lakes, Yosemite, CA

    Our weekend in North East Yosemite was clear and warm – and up hill.  We did a quick in and out from the Soda Springs trail head on the East side of Toulome Meadows, pushed ourselves 6.89 miles to the Young Lakes some 2000 feet above The Meadow and tucked beneath the prominent Ragged Peak. […]

  • Hiking Illilouette Creek, Yosemite, CA

    Another enjoyable summer hike. This time, up the Illilouette creek in Yosemite National Park with Tripp, Karen, and Kira. Weather was good, and warmer than I packed for.  Crowds were equally better than I’d expected.  And most enjoyably, the water level was wonderfully high making for fun river crossings and some recreational fishing.  I suppose my […]

  • Yosemite Day Trip

    With a supposed 55 degree high we packed our long john’s and mittens and drove out to Yosemite yesterday. However, at the time of our arrival at 9:30 AM, the temperature was 65. We had been duped into picking the perfect sunny day to enjoy the summer opener. More Photos: http://gallery.johnmizell.com/main.php?g2_itemId=6013 The crowds were thick, but […]