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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Claudia and Louisa
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NRMBC group on the bridge above Vernal Falls
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There's something up there...
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...down below, the Merced River dumps onto the Silver Apron and slides into Emerald Pool
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Standing at the edge of the Silver Apron
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Coming down from the bridge to Emerald Pool
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Emerald Pool fills up
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the rocks are smooth and flat here
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bathers at Emerald Pool
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Water flows from Silver Apron into Emerald Pool and a log balances on some rocks
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Looking back from the far end of Emerald Pool
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At the edge of Vernal Fall
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From the edge of Vernal Fall
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The edge of Vernal Fall
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Below, we can see the trail winding down to the river
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But first, there's this little narrow section
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It wasn't so bad!
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Lots of people are going up and down
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Part way down, there seems to be a tree in the way
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That's better!
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The water makes quite a splash
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The water in the river has lots of energy, even below the falls
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One of the prettiest views of the falls
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The trail is close to the water on the way down
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I wonder what kind of bird this is near the parking lot at Happy Isles ...
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aah, yes, it must be a woodpecker!

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