YOSEMITE, CA - Three day backpacking trip with the Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides (SYMG) along the north rim of Yosemite Valley with views of Yosemite Falls and Half Dome.
The gear is stacked, the rafts get defleated and rolled up.
It's a group float down the river.
At the pull-out the boats get unloaded.
Everyone is still in the boat.
Some big splashes got everybody wet on that last run.
Another good rapid run for Mark and his team.
Mark and his crew hit Boxcar Rapid square on and make it through.
The crew digs in for sandwiches.
Back on the river, ready to roll.
Drifting down stream again.
A group shot while out on a little field trip.
Dr. Taylor tells it like it is on this wide flood flat.
Class is back in session.
The next morning, a bright and chipper crowd gathers for their last breakfast on the river.
Kara, and her extensive SF wardrobe, tackles the tangles to face the day.
Mark celebrates a well deserved victory after a solid day on the river.
They meet up with Eddie and Philippe boards the cargo vessel.
A bunch of drifters just letting the current take them in the late afternoon.
Some of Mark's crew opts for a little siesta on the calm flat bits.
These must be geologists...
They're a dedicated bunch, and teamwork gets them through with out flipping the raft.