Ruth among the tufa formations at Mono Lake
Matt on the shore of Mono Lake
oo bad you can see the rod at the top holding the rock up...
Bubbling pools of water and mud at Hot Creek
A close-up zoom shot of the boiling pools
Looks like a nice place for a swim, too bad it's WAY too hot.
Matt at June Lake
Ruth on the shore of Convict Lake
Matt on a log at Convict Lake
The blue waters of Twin Lakes
Twin Lakes from above
Matt and Ruth overlooking Twin Lakes
Panoramic shot of Horseshoe Lake
A part of the forest around the edge of Horseshoe Lake has been killed from high levels of carbon dioxide seeping up through the ground from underground volcanic activity.
Devil's Postpile National Monument
Ruth at the base of Devil's Postpile
This is what the top of Devil's Postpile looks like.
Matt takes a breather at the top of Devil's Postpile
Ruth at Rainbow Falls
This is why it's called Rainbow Falls
The water drops 101 feet over the falls.
Matt at the base of Rainbow Falls
Ruth on the outskirts of Bodie, and old mining town
Panoramic view of Bodie
Wonder how much the gas sold for the last time this gas station was in operation?
Ruth at the base of the Obsidian Dome, a huge natural pile of volcanic obsidian rock.
A closer view of the huge chunks of obsidian
A famous site, Half Dome in Yosemite
It was windy and misty at Bridalveil Falls
The top part of Bridalveil Falls
Ruth at the base of Bridalveil Falls. Right after this, Ruth's purse fell into the water and disappeared. We found it later pinned under water. It had her cell phone and our car keys in it!
The two of us at El Capitan