Posts made in Yosemite NP

Apr
08
2015

Field Report – Other Faces of Yosemite

_4JS4565_HDR_v1I recently made a trip down to Yosemite with my friend from Boston, John Dubois, trying for the 3rd time to catch the famed “Firefall” from Horsetail Fall (more on that later). In years past, a winter trip to Yosemite always meant snow, great skies, color, maybe some skiing, and water from the 21 falls in and around the park. Sadly though, this time the now 4-year, unrelenting, drought in California left only small traces of snow that had lingered from what little had fallen weeks before in a very light snowfall. Unfortunately, that has become the latter-day trend which doesn’t look to change much in the near future.

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