McCaffrey House Bed and Breakfast Inn
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Hi guys, been in the depths of Yosemite, no internet. Had a fabulous day yesterday. Travelled to Yosemite, spent 4 glorious hours scrambling in the park. Made our way down to the mirror lakes. This place is just beautiful, would be lovely to see it snow covered. Most of the park is closed for the winter, they get 20 inches of snow. We were 9988 feet up, to get to the 10,000 feet Al told us we could stand on the ...
... looked right down Yosemite Valley. It was unbelievable! Thousands of feet below us we could see the developed area in the valley including our hotel. All the famous cliffs including El Capitan were now clearly visible. I just don't have the words to describe the scene. Please be sure you go to Glacier Point if you visit Yosemite!
We had a full hour at the point so we could really savor the views. There was a small gift shop where we picked up a couple ...
... at the rock walls that surrounded us. We enjoyed a dinner of pizza from the Curry Village eateries and attended a talk about rock climbing after dinner. Climbers come from all over the word to climb at Yosemite and there was a climber on Al Capitone who was making his 100th climb. The climb takes 3 days and Dakota (our speaker) was a climber himself and had done that climb and explained in great detail about the ...
... boom – instant bear. OK not quite. It's a plastic container that you put all of your food in, and has locks so that bears can't smell your food. The idea is to keep it away from your tent at night so that if they come around, you and your tent don't end up as a pancake.
Once this had been negotiated and I found a place to drop off / donate my surplus possessions, I was ready to hit the trail. The only problem ...
... the street. Now of course Grampa was out of the car and everyone else in the car was shouting at him to come back. “Grampa the bear is gonna eat you and then you might get hurt!” Matthew yelled. Eventually Grampa was safe back in the car and the bear had trotted back to his home in the trees. We were all so happy we had the treat of seeing a bear in the wild, especially after all we expected to see was squirrels!
The last leg of the trip was the most treacherous. ...