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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A dusty mule train passes by - Where are they comig from and what are they carrying??
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Interesting water pattern on the rock face across from us
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Gummy Bear plant at the side of the trail
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I wouldn't want to be below when one of those chunks fall off!
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Tom views Liberty Cap and Nevada Falls
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Such a pretty view!
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Claudia stops to look at the flowers at the side of the trail...
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...while Steve is looking at the waterfall...
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So much power, and it's constantly changing.
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Claudia's still looking at the flowers
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There's a bit of a waterfall on this section of the trail
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Looking up, you can see the showers coming over the edge
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The water supports colorful flowers
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Mark crosses a stone bride, vigilant for trolls
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At the top of Nevada Fall, Steve takes a picture of the water going over
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The water going over the top of Nevada Fall and the Merced River below
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The bridge we'll cross to start our trip back and down. No trolls here!
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View of the edge of the falls from the bridge
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Surfs up, dude!
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we have another visitor eyeing our lunch - a Stellar Blue Jay!
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getting comfy for lunch at the top of Nevada Falls
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quite a lot of revellers here!
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Liberty Cap towers over the trail down
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Greg cools his toes
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The rapids above Nevada Fall
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It looks tranquil, but get into the middle and the current will toss you over the falls only 100 yards downstream!

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