Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point   1 comment

A hiker’s reward for enduring the 3,200 foot elevation gain from Yosemite Valley to Glacier Point is this breathtaking view.  My son Eric and I made the hike along Four-Mile Trail, which is somewhat incorrectly named since it’s much closer to five miles in length.  It was a lung-burner of a hike, and it was a good three or four minutes after we reached Glacier Point before my hands were steady enough to hold the camera.

You can also take an hour-long drive to get there by car, but if you are fit enough to hike the arrival is sooo much sweeter on foot.  On the other hand, I absolutely hate hiking downhill for long distances, so I was very happy to have Melanie and Hannah meet us with the car and drive us back to the valley.

 

 

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Posted June 27, 2011 by ~ Bruce in Landscapes, Travel Photography

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  1. Talk to Tom about his Half Dome climb

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