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Yosemite High Country
Hiking through the Yosemite High Country.
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Half Dome in the distance.

Half Dome in the distance.
Sunrise Meadow

Sunrise Meadow
Gary stuck in traffic on his way to work.

Gary stuck in traffic on his way to work.
Sunrise High Sierra Camp

Sunrise High Sierra Camp
Sunrise Meadow. Mt Clark in the distance.

Sunrise Meadow. Mt Clark in the distance.
Sunrise Meadow. Mt Clark in the distance.

Sunrise Meadow. Mt Clark in the distance.
Sunrise Meadow.

Sunrise Meadow.
Cathedral Peak

Cathedral Peak
Mt Florence.

Mt Florence.
Cross country hiking from Sunrise to Merced Lake.

Cross country hiking from Sunrise to Merced Lake.
Granite Domes (shortcut to Sunrise HSC)

Granite Domes (shortcut to Sunrise HSC)
My old friend, Glen Williams, cooking up some grub.

My old friend, Glen Williams, cooking up some grub.
Aspen grove just outside of Merced Lake HSC.

Aspen grove just outside of Merced Lake HSC.
Merced Lake High Sierra Camp

Merced Lake High Sierra Camp
Employee tent at Merced Lake HSC

Employee tent at Merced Lake HSC
Guest tents at Merced Lake HSC.

Guest tents at Merced Lake HSC.
Tips!

Tips!
Pools next to our camp site.

Pools next to our camp site.
Mother Pool... nice and deep with cliffs for diving.

Mother Pool… nice and deep with cliffs for diving.
Our camp site above the pools.

Our camp site above the pools.
Frisbee golf course...

Frisbee golf course…
Gary's Pools. Can you spot our tent?

Gary's Pools. Can you spot our tent?
The Gold Wall next to Merced Lake.

The Gold Wall next to Merced Lake.
Whirlpool over granite.

Whirlpool over granite.
Taking the slow road to Vogelsang. Bernice Lake.

Taking the slow road to Vogelsang. Bernice Lake.
Gallison Lakes. We camped at one of the upper lakes barely visible here.

Gallison Lakes. We camped at one of the upper lakes barely visible here.
Sunset. One of the Gallison Lakes on the left.

Sunset. One of the Gallison Lakes on the left.
Vogelsang High Sierra Camp

Vogelsang High Sierra Camp
Vogelsang High Sierra Camp

Vogelsang High Sierra Camp
Jorma at the top of Vogelsang peak. Hiked up at sunrise.

Jorma at the top of Vogelsang peak. Hiked up at sunrise.
Cliff diving at Booth lake. Vogelsang peak in the distance.

Cliff diving at Booth lake. Vogelsang peak in the distance.
Cliff diving at Booth Lake.

Cliff diving at Booth Lake.
Old Juniper trees. These get to be 1000 - 2000 years old!

Old Juniper trees. These get to be 1000 – 2000 years old!
Relaxing in the tent.

Relaxing in the tent.
Emeric Lake. Rain clouds approaching.

Emeric Lake. Rain clouds approaching.
Stoking the fire after the storm came through.

Stoking the fire after the storm came through.
Babcock Lake. Morning calm after thunder showers the day before.

Babcock Lake. Morning calm after thunder showers the day before.
Indian Paintbrush in bloom.

Indian Paintbrush in bloom.
Ridge climbing.

Ridge climbing.
Ridge scrambling.

Ridge scrambling.
Scrambling.

Scrambling.
Faces in the granite.

Faces in the granite.
Back at the pools.

Back at the pools.
Hiking back down to Yosemite Valley.

Hiking back down to Yosemite Valley.