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Yosemite Panorama trail hike - May 15, 2009

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Above - Our first look at El Capitan and Half Dome as we entered Yosemite

Below - Our first look at Bridal Veil Falls from afar


Below - Cascade Falls


Below - Bridal Veil Falls up close


Below - Yosemite Falls from the Valley


Below - Our tent cabin for the night, a dogwood tree, and friends


Below - Watching Half Dome at sunset, from our camp


Below - We started our big hike at Glacier Point with its fantastic views!


Above, middle - Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

Below - Half Dome, a granite rock, rising more than 4,737 feet above the valley


Below, left - Nevada and Vernal Falls - right - Yosemite Falls


Below - Fred on the Panorama Trail


Below - This rattlesnake was HUGE!

Below - Nevada and Vernal Falls


Below - Judith on the Panorama Trail


Below - Illilouette Falls


Illilouette Falls


Below - Illilouette Creek


Below - Scenery along the way


Below - First up close look at Nevada Falls


Below - Lichen, granite domes, and Judith


Below - Top of Nevada Fall


Below - Judith eats lunch at Nevada Fall


Nevada Fall (Nevada is an old Spanish word meaning "snowy").


Below - Vernal Fall


Vernal Fall


Below - Favorite "Fred on the trail" shots



Below - Yosemite Falls, the highest falls in North America


Below - El Capitan

Below - Traffic on the road out of Yosemite



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