Yosemite Ridge Resort
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- Pets allowed
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... drought had meant Bridal and Yosemite falls were bone dry. There was a trickle but it might as well have been T taking a P off the top!
We drove back, had lunch at the condo and then straight down to the valley floor to park up and head to Mirror lake. The kids climbed, jumped, tripped, slipped and occasionally walked the 1.5 miles to the lake. We followed the same route as some horse tours so had to contend with a fair amount of horse ****! ...
... where everyone pitched in to chop up veggies and make guacamole and everything for our dinner of burritos.
We ate our delicious dinner when it was ready and everyone had some beers together (everyone of age at least!) and had a good night of drinks and conversation with the group.
I think we got pretty lucky with the group. Everyone was so nice!
Shane lit a campfire, and we got to try Smores.
It was basically a fire toasted marshmallow put in between two ...
... after an awful night's sleep due to being baked to death ,like some crossant for breakfast, I finally couldn't stand any more and went for a shower ...feeling a little better we went for breakfast ...even more of a horror than being baked the night before ! We set off on a couple of trails, one to "Mirror Lake" and another to "Lower Yosemite Falls" ...a 7k trek , taking on board as much water,like some dehydrated camel, we returned to the car and set off ...
... valley to Yosemite village, stopping at the visitors centre, we opted to attempt the 3hr upper falls trail. About half way up the mountain, we realised that the trail times were only quoted for one way and not return (like in NZ), so the 3 hour "strenuous" walk turned into a 6 hour strenuous walk up to the very top of the falls. After a lot of soul searching and digging deep ...
... what I envisioned, and more!
We headed back around 5 for a 1 and half hour drive to go grab pizza! Nomnomnomnom. I gobbled that thing up. It was chicken, jalepeno, Olive, cheese, cheese, cheese, cheese, cheese, cheese, tomato, sour cream, and more cheese. With refillable Dr Pepper, Cherry cola or root beer. Was beautiful! And the NFL was on, Which surprisingly I enjoy :)