Now in eighth grade, Cathy remembers marveling at Yosemite Falls
. "I just stood there, looking at it."
We were all having a wonderful time hiking Yosemite Falls
until Kelly broke her leg.
Many convey his perceptions of the majesty and grandeur of the land, epitomized by his renderings of certain iconic landmarks, such as Yosemite Falls
and the face of Half Dome, the latter subject William captured in Half Dome, Yosemite (Fig.
Haller told a story of climbing Yosemite Falls
, a stern test for the healthiest hiker, and feeling a bit smug about her success--until, on the way down, she saw a young hiker briskly ascending the narrow, rocky trail on a prosthetic leg.
It has hit some hiking events but was not threatening the Yosemite Valley region, one of California's most popular tourist destinations that features famous sights such as the Half Dome and El Capitan rock formations and Bridalveil and Yosemite falls
Kate Rutherford clings to the steep rock face beside Yosemite Falls
in California's Yosemite National Park.
He constructed a log cabin near Yosemite Falls
, planted fruit trees, and imported livestock.
They explain glaciers, the geologic study of Yosemite, and the features of the landscape of different sites in the park, from El Capitan to Yosemite Falls
, with directions on how to get to them, many b&w and color photos, and diagrams.
The next morning was taken up with a hike along the new wheelchair-accessible nail to the base of Yosemite Falls
, men across the meadow to the footbridge over the Merced River, along the river to Stone-man Bridge, and over to the Ahwahnee.
It happens, though, only when writers step outside the customary flow of words, especially those that tumble forth like Yosemite Falls
. Because writing is a deep habit, when students sit down and compose on a keyboard, they slide into the mode of writing they do most of the time on a keyboard--texting (2,272 messages per month on average, according to Nielsen), social networking (nine hours per week, according to National School Boards Association), and blogging, commenting, IM, e-mail, and tweets.
Driving a classic American convertible heightens the experience as you move at the leisurely pace of yesteryear, Bridalveil and Yosemite falls
roaring above you, the Merced River rushing through wooded glens.
After an extended stroll through the visitor's center, we now know that we've seen the two highest waterfalls in the United States, Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
, and Oregon's gem, Multnomah Falls.
I couldn't help wondering what beauty lay ahead when I reached Upper Yosemite Falls
, my temporary destination.
Beginning with 10 pages of color coded maps of Yosemite and a breathtaking color photo of Yosemite Falls
, Yosemite packs a plethora of detailed information into an organized, easily accessible format.
The often-photographed panorama includes Yosemite Valley 3,000 feet below, with Yosemite Falls
to the northwest and the distinctive profile of Half Dome to the east.