Half Dome: Subdome

You can read part one and part two of our trip up half dome here: Part one Part two The Sub-dome was in sight! After a gruelling but beautiful hike past Vernal Falls, Nevada Falls and through Little Yosemite Valley, we reached a sign to say that Half Dome was a mere 2 miles away. … Continue reading Half Dome: Subdome

Half Dome: Nevada Falls and Little Yosemite Valley

You can read part one of our trip up half dome here. The two trails up Half Dome split at the top of Vernal Falls. The Mist trail takes a short detour to the top of Nevada Falls (adding a little distance on to the journey), whereas the John Muir trail is a more direct … Continue reading Half Dome: Nevada Falls and Little Yosemite Valley

Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Half dome is not for those who are only half prepared. We prepped *a lot* and we only made it to the subdome. Only is a funny word though. For me, only reaching the subdome isn't a failed attempt. What some would call failed, I call successful (and arguably one of my biggest achievements). Half … Continue reading Half Dome: Vernal Falls

When the place you discover by accident becomes one of the most beautiful places you have visited: Tioga Pass / Tenaya Lake

Most of you know by now that Yosemite is my favourite place in the world (so far!). You can read our posts on Mirror Lake and Camping for some background on our trips. I'm working my way up to a big post on the Half Dome hike - there is so much to share on … Continue reading When the place you discover by accident becomes one of the most beautiful places you have visited: Tioga Pass / Tenaya Lake