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from our hiking and skiing in Yosemite
We drove to Yosemite for a ski trip. On the evening of the first day we
witnessed the firefall effect as the sun set on Horsetail Falls.
This only occurs for a few days in February when the sunlight
and clouds all are in ideal alignment.
Below - Horsetail Falls photo shoot
Below - On our walk back to the lodge
Below - Yosemite Getaway - Day 2 - the cross-country ski practice day.
We decided we needed a practice day before our ski trip to Glacier Point.
We try to ski at least once every ten years
Below - Yosemite Getaway - Day 3 We skiied out to Glacier Point
(about 11 miles) and watched the sunset and the full moon rise.
Below - We stopped to admire the view of Clark Range
Below - Washburn Point and the view from the hut we stayed in overnight
Below - The Hut at Glacier Point
Below - Sitting in front of the huge fireplace waiting for dinner to be prepared
Below - View of the sunset on Half Dome from Glacier Point
Below - View of the moonrise from Glacier Point
Below - Yosemite Getaway - Day 4 - We watched the sunrise,
then ate breakfast, fixed a lunch, and skied back to Badger Pass.
Below - After checking out the view of Yosemite Falls,
we headed back to the Yosemite Valley.
Below - Yosemite Getaway - Day 5 - We watched
the sunrise on Yosemite Falls from our room at the lodge.
Then we took a short hike to Lower Yosemite Falls before driving home.