It’s early november by the time me, Ida, Helena and Katarina cruise along the Tioga Road. We are headed out of Yosemite to visit the desert. We have decided to make a stop at Olmstead Point’s roadside overlook, a spot where you get a different view of Half Dome One.
“Tioga Pass is a mountain pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. State Route 120 runs through it, and serves as the eastern entry point for Yosemite National Park, at the Tioga Pass Entrance Station. It is the highest highway pass in California and in the Sierra Nevada.”Wikipedia
One of the parks shortest hikes can be found here, but we only plan to stop briefly and take a few photos plus snack a little before we continue.
As Helena and Ida stay near the outlook taking photos, me and Katarina walk a little bit away from the road and find a nice spot not far off where we share some trail mix and tuna sandwiches. But then, wild and restless souls as we are, start to wander off.
We just wanted to explore a little bit but ended up doing an unplanned 2 hour hike.