Stopping for jerky, dried fruit, and looney photos on the way to Mammoth.
Following Adrienne's car on the way to Yosemite.
Half Dome viewed from Olmsted Point.
Half Dome in the foreground, and Half Dome in the background.
Thespians in Curry Village.
Getting set for the hike up to Vernal Falls.
Getting soaked on the final leg up to Vernal Falls.
But a worthy view from the top of Vernal Falls.
Taking a break.
Crack meets crack.
Sweet panorama pictures from Reeves' camera.
Adrienne planking. Somehow we caught the planking bug on this trip.
One of Jeff's multiple planks.
The double Natasha plank.
Extreme group plank! We are ridiculous :)
Deer in Tuolumne Meadows.
Sequoias in Tuolumne Meadows.
Looking up from inside a Sequoia trunk.
Sweet planking form from Natasha.
Nice vertical plank from Jeff.
The best gas station restaurant ever.
Enjoying lobster taquitos, fish tacos, grilled pork tenderloin, baby back ribs, grilled salmon salad...and beers :)
Post-hike yoga back at the condo, or something like that.
Snowboarding in July?! Only in Mammoth.
Warm enough for t-shirts and...
Ready to head to the Village for some July Third fireworks.
Almost at the Village as the fireworks start. Moment later, the show was over.
Highlights from the Great Mammoth Fireworks Show of 2011.
And that's about it.
This is what we would have looked like had the fireworks lasted more than a few minutes.
Jaime's unconscious plank.
This is how breakfast is done.
Thanks to Jeff for bringing his new waffle maker with him.
Delicious patriotic pumpkin muffins courtesy of Reeves.
Getting ready to hike to Devils Postpile.
Learning more about nature.
"That's quite a pile." - Natasha N.
One of Reeves' many poses.
Philip's law-breaking plank.
The backside of Devils Postpile.
Jaime with a conscious plank this time.
Claudia prepares for a plank.
Roots and rocks.
A scenic hike from Devils Postpile to Rainbow Falls.
And this is what fire does to the scenery.
Brendan gives it a go.
The aptly named Rainbow Falls.
Adrienne can't get enough of the planking.
Another scenic plank.
Crazy shot taken by Jaime of a bird flying past Natasha as she planks!
Rainbow Falls from below.
Look, it's the backside of Mammoth Mountain!
Philip enjoying some well-deserved post-hike snacks.
Brendan chillin' on a stump.
Claudia enjoying a post-hike ice-cream bar (which the rest of us did too). Something about ice cream after a long hike makes it taste that much better.
Knackered after exiting the shuttle.
Double rainbow on the drive home!
The most vibrant rainbows I've ever seen.
The perfect way to cap off an amazing weekend of great times, great places, and great people.