Echo Peak with clouds, from Glacier Pt on April 20, 2012. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)
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Here’s a really cool video of climbing Cathedral Peak by Andrew (aka MrAndrewsAdventures on Youtube). Here’s what Andrew had to say about the climb: During the second day of our backpacking trip along the John Muir trail, we scaled Cathedral Peak. We pretty much hiked it from the John Muir Trail and headed south to [...]
Throughout the Sierra Nevada, high flat plateaus are found at elevations around twelve and thirteen thousand feet. These isolated sky islands are the home to unique plant communities that are found nowhere else.
Come along with the crew of Yosemite Nature Notes as they explore the most influential force in the shaping of Yosemite – GLACIERS!
Many visitors to the park know the Merced River with it’s thundering waterfalls (Vernal and Nevada) but most miss the beauty of the Tuolumne River as it winds it’s way through the high alpine meadows, plunges into it’s narrow granite canyon and finally rushes headlong into Hetch Hetchy Resevoir. From Hetch Hetchy the river flows [...]