Yosemite memories!

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2008 TOP OF YOSEMITE fALLS

2008 Top Of Yosemite  Falls Crazy Guys

It was very early when I met these guys at the top of the Yosemite Falls and they had some fun crossing the void, great characters and offered me a go, I quickly declined!

Unity Art Maine

Modern Art USA – Unity Art Maine – what do you think?

Some memories of my trip to the USA in 2008 when I was doing some lectures and also managed 3 weeks in Yosemite with SAR Team. It was a trip of a lifetime with some incredible adventures and fun.

John Muir at Yosemite a great time.

John Muir at Yosemite a great time.

The home of John Muir was a wonderful place full of wildlife and places of great beauty. I was away early most days to miss the heat and at the top of Yosemite Falls I met these crazy guys crossing the Falls,, Base Jumpers and some incredible characters that make this a special place to be.

Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls

Stowe

Stowe Mountain Rescue

I was over working with a friend who teaches at Unity College in Maine USA ( Americas first Environmental College) and spent a great 3 weeks there. It was an incredible journey and I learned so much from this adventure, hugely differing views on politics, guns all in the same College.  My trip ended with being the keynote speaker at the USA – Mountain Rescue Conference in Stowe Vermount.

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The incredible El  Cap, Thousands of feet of granite and a place of awe and wonder.

A magic trip in so many ways, I met the Yosemite SAR and stayed with them it was an interesting time and was impressed by there skill and great company.

A view of a rescue on El Cap - Yosemite SAR.

A view of a rescue on El Cap – Yosemite SAR.

A rescue on this wall is very serious!

Half Dome a great day out in early May it had snow on the top! Some crazy jock was spotted by the Rangers I wonder who it was?

Half Dome a great day out in early May it had snow on the top! Some crazy jock was spotted by the Rangers I wonder who it was?

Rescue is very serious on these cliffs!

2008 Yosemite throw bag technique.

2008 Yosemite throw bag technique.

 

About heavywhalley.MBE

Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 37 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 3 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer when body slows, loves the wild places.
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