Tag: Mt Watkins

Tenaya Lake to the Valley Hike – Wish List (I)

There are all kinds of hikes in the park and I have a list of those I’d like to do at one time or another. One is hiking from Tenaya Lake to the Valley via the Snow Creek Trail.

Mirror Lake Hike

Guardian Lagoon

Mirror Lake is so named because of its placid surface that creates such a reflection that it “mirrors” objects such as Mount Watkins or Half Dome. This hike, I suspect, won’t be there forever since the park service has decided to let it be…

Carleton Watkins – Photographer (1829-1916)

One of the first to photograph Yosemite was Carleton Watkins. His photos were used to illustrate the valley and convince the Lincoln Administration to sign the Yosemite Grant.