Olmstead point view
This is the first weekend that Tioga Pass is open in 2009, so we had to enjoy it and take the time to stop at Olmstead Point
Filling up the cooler with snow near Dana Meadow
Easier than stopping for ice. :)
Flip Flops on the snow
Spring in California!
Unnamed ridge by ellery lake
see the two skiiers?
Ice on Ellery Lake
Sierra view from Hot Springs
We drove down to the Mammoth area to hit some hot springs. Incredible view of the sierra from Long Valley!
View towards Mammoth
View towards Minarets and Banner/Ritter
Fishing along Rock Creek - little brown trout that David caught
David said, "he's not little, he's adorable"
Campsite at Horton Creek
We met everyone and got to the campsite in time for our feast.
T preps the tri-tip
David's little brown trout is prepped for dinner
Sunset from Horton Creek
Sunday morning, T makes breakfast. Mmm.
Whitney Crest from the Alabama Hills
We headed to the Alabama hills to scramble around and check out some arches
Eye of Alabama
Hiking up to the Eye of Alabama rock pile
Whitney in distance
Paige photographing the arch
Whitney from the Alabama Hills
Whitney and the Alabama Hills
Whitney through Eye of Alabama
Greg and David in the arch
I'll be there again soon!
All of us hanging around the Eye of Alabama
Shark Tooth Arch
Paige in the Arch
Roger stakes out a good lunch spot
T is ready to move in
David enjoys the shade break
The group at our awesome lunch stop
Our little cave and surrounding terrain. What a beautiful place!
Whitney through the Mobius Arch
Mobius Arch and whitney
T and Margo in the arch
David at the Mobius Arch
Paige and T in the alabama hills
If the area looks familiar, the Alabama Hills are an incredibly popular filming location for old westerns and movies. Most recently it played Afghanistan in Iron Man
Petroglyph in the Alabama Hills