1: Just a few of the beautiful views entering into Yosemite Valley. | Yosemite Camping Trip July 10-17 2011
3: Inspiration | View | Point
5: This week was all about relaxing, laughing, playing, being dirty, and having about as much fun as possible!
7: With the water levels being the highest and fastest in years, we weren't sure if we were going to be able to raft. But 2 days later we were in the cold water, enjoying the hour long ride from Stoneman bridge to Sentinal bridge.
11: Kids just wanna have
12: The Jumping Rock
15: Wawona Golf Course
17: Vernal Falls Hike
21: Favorite Yosemite Memories Mom: Actually getting a site, everyone able to come, the drive and meeting up with Paul, Erin, kids and Jordan at the hotel in Oakhurst, eating at Pete's Place, pictures at Inspiration Point, our beautiful site on the river, the view from our site, Corey peeing out the screen window of the tent and cleaning it up the next morning, meals together, the swing, jumping rock, Brian getting to camp safe Wed. night, Ava learning how to ride a bike, Owen and the tooth fairy, meals, rafting down the river with grandkids, the terror of getting water dumped on us by Paul and Owen, bear grunting in tree at 5:30 in the morning, our wonderful trailer, walking Jace, biking with the grandkids to the boardwalk. Dad: Hauling the trailer with the new truck, golfing with his boys, watching the grandkids playing in the back of the truck, hauling grey water to bathroom and hauling clean water back to trailer, river rafting. Paul: Bridge jumping at jumping rock. Erin: Corey peeing out of tent :) not seeing any bears Owen: Beating dad and Niki in soccer with uncle Corey. and when the tooth fairy visited me and gave me LOTS of money. Brooklyn: I didn't like the river at all.....it was the baddest When that mean guy squirted me with water. My favourite part was Grandma. Mostly just Grandma and the time Grandma and I saw 2 deer." Melissa: I loved the hike to Vernal Fall and I loved bathing in the cold river water every day. Oh, and of course Corey peeing out the tent window that was about 5 feet away from me. Jordan: The challenge of hiking to Vernal Falls and all the mountain biking we did. Ava: Learning to ride a bike without training wheels and going rafting down the cold river. Haylee: I loved swinging on the rope swing that Uncle Paul made for us. Leah: I had the most fun around the campfire, making smores and eating chocolate. Niki: Rafting and NOT getting dumped with water by Owen as well as watching Henry and Rhonda get out of their boat to yell at the people shooting us with water. Corey: Using marshmallows and string cheese to "catch" fish from the Merced river. Brian: Jumping off the bridge like Superman with the family.