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Some Things I’ll Miss About California, Part 2

By Mark D. Roberts | Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Yesterday I wrote that I will miss the Pacific Ocean. That’s surely true. But my favorite part of California isn’t the coastline, but rather the High Sierra. I have loved hiking in these magnificent mountains, either by myself, or with my family. The photo below shows my daughter and me in front of Blue Lake near Bishop, California.

I took the following picture at sunrise, just outside of Bishop. The tallest peak is Mount Humphreys, which is 13,986 feet high.

One of the most well-known and beloved parts of the Sierra is Yosemite Valley. The photo below is of Half Dome, the glacier-carved granite dome at the eastern end of the valley.

Like I said, there are some things I’ll miss about California.

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4 Responses to “Some Things I’ll Miss About California, Part 2”

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    October 2nd, 2007 at 1:11 am

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  2. Damon Says:
    October 2nd, 2007 at 3:04 am

    Hey bub, northern Idaho looks EXACTLY like these pictures. Even the Sawtooths are tremendous here in Idaho. Think about it….

  3. Mark Roberts Says:
    October 2nd, 2007 at 10:16 pm

    Damon: Yes, indeed. I love Idaho. Spent time there two and three summers ago. Peace.

  4. Mark SV Says:
    October 3rd, 2007 at 11:32 am

    I grew up in Burbank and spent much of my youth in the Angeles National Forest. I moved with my young family to NJ in 1996 and then to FL in 1999. I still miss my mountains. I hope you’ll be able to get to yours often in spite of your move. I cannot tell you how painful it is to this day to only get a hike in once every 5 years.

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