Yosemite

Yosemite – “girls just want to have fun”

  Yosemite – “girls just want to have fun” Those were the days…   History behind iconic photo: Kitty Tatch and Katherine Hazelston, waitresses at Yosemite National Park hotels, dance on Overhanging Rock at Glacier Point in 1900. These pictures were later made into postcards, autographed and sold for years. George Fiske

Horse Tail Fall – Yosemite National Park

Horse Tail Fall – Yosemite National Park   Horsetail Fall, located in Yosemite National Park in California, is a seasonal waterfall that flows in the winter and early spring. The fall occurs on the east side of El Capitan. If Horsetail Fall is flowing in February and the weather conditions are just right, the setting …

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Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of Central California. Area: 5.937 mi² Width: 5,280′ 0″ Floor elevation: 4,000 feet (1,200 m) Long-axis length: 7.5 miles (12 km) Long-axis direction: E-W Did you know: Yosemite Valley represents only one percent of the park area, but this is where most visitors arrive …

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Bridalveil Fall – Yosemite

Bridalveil Fall – Yosemite Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in the Yosemite Valley in California, seen yearly by millions of visitors to Yosemite National Park. The waterfall is 188 metres in height and flows year round. Source: Google

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #4

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #4 Merced Grove is a very small sequoia grove near Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat entrance. It’s near the Tuolumne Grove but isn’t as popular. An interpretive sign at the trailhead is seemingly intended to reduce visitors’ expectations, saying that the grove is Yosemite’s smallest and that it has “about 20 trees”. …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #3

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #3 Merced Grove is a very small sequoia grove near Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat entrance. It’s near the Tuolumne Grove but isn’t as popular. An interpretive sign at the trailhead is seemingly intended to reduce visitors’ expectations, saying that the grove is Yosemite’s smallest and that it has “about 20 trees”. …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #2

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #2 Olmsted Point, along the Tioga Road, looks down on Yosemite Valley from the east–and from a very different angle. Though you might not immediately recognize Half Dome, it is one of the most prominent peaks you can see from Olmsted Point. The Tioga Road is open to cars from late …

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Yosemite – Fall 2017 #1

Yosemite – Fall 2017 #1 Olmsted Point, along the Tioga Road, looks down on Yosemite Valley from the east–and from a very different angle. Though you might not immediately recognize Half Dome, it is one of the most prominent peaks you can see from Olmsted Point. The Tioga Road is open to cars from late …

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Horsetail thru the Trees

Horsetail Fall, located in Yosemite National Park in California, is a seasonal waterfall that flows in the winter and early spring. The fall occurs on the east side of El Capitan. Wikipedia

Bridalveil Fall Yosemite

Bridalveil Fall From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bridalveil Fall Bridalveil Fall as seen from Tunnel View on California State Route 41. Location Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California. Type Plunge Total height 188 metres (617 ft) Number of drops 1 World height ranking 431 Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls in the Yosemite Valley in California, seen yearly by millions of visitors to Yosemite National …

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