Yosemite 2006
 
 
Our annual camp out at Yosemite National Park, a 30+ year family tradition, complete with S’mores and Beans’n’Franks (well—tofu franks). The weather was perfect, except for the hail, but when you’re camping, isn’t that what “sunny and 66˚” means?
Memorial Day weekend
the classic view entering the Valley
Margaret relaxes
Baby, You’re a Star
...even the tourists think so
Ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille
Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
Ciera riding high
snowmelt river
tent living
Everyone loves the hammock
nearly bear-proof kitchen
Ciera rats out Uncle Greg
Alana & Ciera help Greg rack up
Cecilia approaches the crux 
on the 5.10a
Half Dome in clouds
handmade pancakes
hand-eaten breakfast
Dad, you wash and I’ll rinse
Uncle Greg and Alana
North Dome—Cecilia and Margaret hiked
to the top on Sunday
Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
from Sierra Point trail
Rangers don’t encourage hikers
to use this trail.
Ilouette Falls from Sierra Point
Vernal and Nevada Falls
from Sierra Point
sierra Point and Ilouette Falls
Greg enjoys the view
Naptime
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the Hilkeys
Ciera, Cecila, Jason and Alana
the whole gang, 2006
Uncle Greg and Alana
Greg & Bug
Alana, nearly three, and Daddy Jason