Hiking to Nevada Falls in Yosemite National Park on July 7, 2008

Photos of the North Ranch Mountain Bikers of Ventura County. Pictures are from Claudia, Graham, Greg and Steve. Click on an image to see it full size.

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Half Dome, Mt. Broderick, Liberty Cap, Nevada Fall
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Relaxing at the top of Nevada Fall
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This tranquil pool is only a hundred yards above Nevada Fall. It's best to stay close to the edge!
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Emerald Pool and Silver Apron
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Yosemite! The view looking up towards Glacier Point from the parking lot for the Nevada Falls hike isn't too shabby!
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Checking the map to make sure we're going the right way
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the NRMBC group sets off on the Nevada Falls hike from Happy Isles
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The first section of the trail is paved
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We're only going as far as the top f Nevada Falls
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Soon we spot Illilouette Fall in the distance
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Approaching the bridge over the Merced River, well below Vernal Fall
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the usual Vernal Falls shot from the bridge
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18x zoom shows the people at the top of Vernal Falls from the bridge!
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well, we had to take group shot here like everyone else!
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Graham is caught taking the group shot on the bridge
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setting off uphill towards Vernal Falls
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it's the honeymoon couple (married the week before!) Greg and Louisa hand in hand - about time guys!
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Huck, Charlotte and Desi after helping Huck with a blister!
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Yosemite Falls is across the valley from us
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This section of the trail is built as steps. The climb is constant and quite steep
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Huck and Nevada Falls
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the top of Nevada Falls
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Graham, Huck and Charlotte enjoy the view!
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There are a lot of canyon and rock faces to be seen in all directions
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it's hot - over 90 F, so we sought shade!
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The trail hugs the cliff most of the way to the top
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Two levels of switchbacks below
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We can see the back of Half Dome from the trail
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Steve shoots the Falls
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endless stream of water on Nevada Falls!
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we'll soon be crossing that bridge!
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Steve and Claudia
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Huck, Steve, Claudia, Louisa Greg, Charlotte, Tome, Mark, Desi, Graham

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