Lucky us! We were able to return to the cabin in Twain Harte during the start of our Xmas break. We had the luxury of isolating far away from folks while enjoying the paltry snow near Dodge Ridge (hello La Nina drought) and the amazingly warm December day in Yosemite Valley that preserved a bit of hoar frost from the previous evening.
In an attempt to find some isolated happiness and joy during our week-long Thanksgiving break, we decided to spend the first five days of our vacation at the family cabin in Twain Harte and use it as a base camp to explore out-of-the-way trails. New to us this trip were hikes Lily Lake and Carlon Falls. We also visited the northwest shore of Lake Eleanor for the first time after having visited the south shore several times in the past. We ended the week with a trip
Ryan J Hollister - Geoscience & EnviroSci Educator, Avid hiker, Landscape photographer, WildLink Club Advisor, Central Valley Advocate.