Gull Lake Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... to survive. The trees however thrive and we were told that the rains do come later in the year. We stopped to view the mountains at tunnel view point, joined the throng of tourists to look out to glacier point (no snow on it at this time of year but impressive nonetheless). Drove round meadows, viewed El Capital mountain and the half dome mountains. Finally as the rain stopped we hiked for two hours along the rim of the canyon and finished up climbing a hill ...
... the monumental El Capitain standing at nearly 9000 ft above sea level a truly incredible, imposing monolith and not surprisingly a mecca for rock climbers. We stopped off at Valley View, a beautiful spot where the Merced River bubbles through the meadows against the backdrop of the mountains. Ribbon Falls was more of a thread at this time of year, especially with the drought that California has been suffering, but the water was running, just. We headed past the aptly ...
... is made up of many pre-made tents, which is handy as we are not prepared enough to bring an actual tent. Although the many rows of tents which are all exactly the same do give it a vague concentration campy feel. But they are nice enough, the beds are fine and there's a safe etc. There are also bear boxes outside (I'm sat on one in a photo), no food or smelly toiletries are allowed in the tent as they tend to attract bears! The rest of the campsite is fine, reminds me a ...
... various small channels.
We walked about a km across the meadow to the soda springs. The natural spring of soda tasting water bubbles up at several points. The charming stone cottage of the Sierra Club used for cross country skiing & walking hut was in a great location. We were lucky to see a pair of Mule deer grazing on the meadow and many Belding Ground Squirrels that scurried about. In the distance we could see many snow capped mountains.
The area ...
... to Yosemite through forests and small towns. A lot of the forests were affected by fires last year left a barron landscape. We went through the entry gate, a couple of tunnels and around a corner and BAM Yosemite hit us! The rock formations are just huge!!
We had decided to do a bus tour which was well worth it as we would have muddled our way round in the camper. The driver was amazing (some real left field stuff tho!!) and gave us a great tour with lots ...