Quick fall trip to Yosemite in the name of taking a much-needed break from work and having my soul soothed by the great outdoors.
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Brace yourself for some belated trip recaps — too many trips, not enough time to write recap posts!
My dad and I took our annual Yosemite trip again this year, just the two of us. I took that Friday afternoon off work so we could fit in two days of hiking and photography. All in all, we had a little too much driving in this year’s trip, but we did see some new sights and trails!
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Cyn playing with Amber
Amber outside the Yosemite Village visitor center
Me and Amber in Yosemite Village
Brushing up on training
Tree at Inspiration Point
Tree texture on the hike to Sentinel Dome
Sunset on the way to Sentinel Dome
Took a picture of this tree in August, this time with snow
Tree up close
Path towards Sentinel Dome
Late afternoon in the valley
Sunlight through the trees
My shadow in the late afternoon light
Sunset sky near the peak
Sunset sky from Sentinel Dome
Snow on Sentinel Dome
Silhouettes on Sentinel Dome
Sunset on Sentinel Dome
Siblings setting up for a group photo
Windswept tree on Sentinel Dome
Sunset from Sentinel Dome
Dusk sky with a sliver of moon
Amber scrutinizes a chatty crow
Makeshift clothes hanger while climbing rocks
Shadow Me makes another appearance!
Dusk on the drive home
Meant to post these photos a long time ago. (I’m also working on a trail guide, but that’ll have to wait until later.)
Dad and Half Dome from Glacier Point
Half Dome from Glacier Point
Lizard at Glacier Point
People perched on the Geology Hut at Glacier Point
Dad the photographer
Photographer waiting for sunset at Glacier Point
Me looking out at Half Dome from Glacier Point
Sun shining through the trees at the Sentinel Dome trailhead
Sentinel Dome trail
Half Dome from Sentinel Dome
Windswept pine on Sentinel Dome
Dad photographing the Jeffrey pine on Sentinel Dome
Photographer curled up on his perch, waiting for sunset at Sentinel Dome
Dad with the Jeffrey pine. He took the same photo many years ago, back when the pine was still living.
Man watching sunset on Sentinel Dome
Sunset from Sentinel Dome
Dad setting out on the Clouds Rest trailhead
Dad forging on ahead
Rockin’ my Pura Vida Bracelets!
Can you spot the fawn?
But optimistic Dad!
Dad taking a picture on his way up to the summit
Looking down on Half Dome from Clouds Rest
Raven winging by the peak
Party of fellow hikers at the top
360 degree panorama at the peak #1
Panorama looking down into the valley
Sunset while leaving the park made redder by wildfire smoke
And don’t forget
the first panorama: