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Agnew Meadows to Yosemite Valley, Part 5

Postby oldranger » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:58 am

Jeez this is longer than I expected! Not manywords but many pics for this segment of the trip.

The next morning we headed up toward Vogelsang Lake then over Vogelsang Pass.
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Looking back at HSC
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Trail to Vogelsang Lake
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Looking back at Choo Choo Ridge
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Vogelsang Lake and Pass
I should have known better but was surprised by the views of Gallison and Bernice Lakes and the Clark Range.
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Bernice Lake
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Clark Range, there gold hidden out there!
When the trail approached the outlet of Bernice we cut cross country,
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A little cross country getting to Bernice
crossing the creek then heading up the slope to Bernice for about 45 minutes of fishing the w and sw shoreline, catching a few 11” brookies.
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Bernice from SW corner
After resuming our hike down Lewis Creek I came to the sudden realization that I had caught two types of trout and one char in two days and that had I just a few more days, catching browns and goldens for a “Yosemite Slam” would have been within my reach. We took a break at the pool where the long cascade of Florence Creek terminates and filled our dip’n sip filter bottle to have some water til the next water break.
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Florence Creek Falls
. As we dropped in elevation several notable junipers came into view.
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Still alive! Fletcher Creek in background


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Re: Agnew Meadows to Yosemite Valley, Part 5

Postby Cross Country » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:52 pm

It was a pleasure reading this and especially seeing the pictures. I don't think I ever did any of this (or at least very little of this).
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