“Small World” (Yosemite – March 19, 2004 to March 21, 2004)

With reduced maximum vacation hours in lieu of sick leave hours, I had to take a vacation or lose some of those hard-earned hours. That sucks! So, where should I go on a spontaneous trip?

Yosemite Half Dome Camping Trip Itinerary – June 6, 2003 to June 8, 2003

This weekend itinerary covered our camping trip in Yosemite National Park centered around a hike to the top of iconic Half Dome. The trip planning started from the moment I had made camping reservations 24 weeks in advance…

Yosemite Group Itinerary – May 30, 2002 to June 2, 2002

This trip was the very first time that we explored Yosemite National Park with the primary purpose of visiting waterfalls (or waterfalling, if you will). Since I’d imagine we were in the infant stages of our waterfall addiction, it turned out that the timing of this trip…

“Crossing the Streams” (Hetch Hetchy – May 31, 2002)

It was our first time in Hetch Hetchy. Greeting us were the sweltering early summer heat and full waterfalls. I wondered what that sign in front of the tunnel was far. We were soon…

“Locked Out” (Panorama Trail – May 31, 2002 to June 1, 2002)

It took a while to get the car shuttle set up for the one-way Panorama Trail. Plenty of drama as thunderstorms threatened to sabotage our planned hike. But even as we returned…