Before going on with the story here is a photographic interlude courtesy of Richard and others who kindly shared photos…
This is from Tuolumne Meadows at the start when Julie was explaining about the high mountains and what grows at the various elevations we were to pass through.
Throughout the journey we were keeping our eyes open for one of these!
It was always welcoming to come upon one of these old signs, but we learned that the mileage was usually inaccurate.
A few of us taking some time for thoughtful reflection including Laurie, ‘Gandalf’ and yours truly.
Stalwart Judy chilling at the ‘grotto’ on Wednesday.
Our Friend, the Tuolumne River
The passes, our challenges
‘The Kitchen’ in Pate Valley with Tamar making much appreciated hors d’oeuvres; Sylvan exhibiting the mushroom he’d found and some of ate and lived to tell the story (kind of slippery texture!); Julie and Sylvan making oatmeal or cream of wheat.