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Nov 18, 2013 - Greeley Hill, Yosemite

11/18 We got ready last night and got underway by 0800 this am to head south. We have a long drive and it is alot easier to hook up in the day light. We pass south through more wine country and then head east into the Sierra Nevadas. Modesto was tough with about a million stop lights then the road got narrow steep and winding as we got towards the camp ground. It was good we left early, a good trip and hooked up just about by dark at Ye old Yosemite Campground and RV park. 11/19 Yosemite National Park day one. We head into the park, we are...

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May 13, 2010 - Yosemite National Park

Left Thursday, May 13, to drive further north, close to Yosemite National Park. We plan to stay in a small town named Coulterville. We needed a few groceries so I drove into Mariposa. The drive to there was not so bad. But, the turn north on Hwy 49 was a different story. The road was steep and curvy with no guardrails or shoulders. The road was OK but it was a bit scary for me. The 20 mile trip took about 2-1/2 hours. I decided then I was not going out of the valley the same way I came in. Once we got down into the valley we found that we...

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2010 Summer Trip

Jan 15, 2010 - Running from the storm

Jan 15 Comanche lake where we camped is a large complex of camp sites and ponds and a very large reservoir. The trout pond that we were camped on, just a puddle, has lots of belly boat fisherman on the pond it looked like a bowl of cheerio’s. I’m thinking what are you guys doing, until I talked to a couple of them. They’re all decked out in Cabalas and they tell me 12 lb. trout or bigger. Yea right, then a guy comes over to a camp close to ours and I see this trout, the tail is 6 inches wide It must have weighed 8 lbs. The reservoir has...

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Jun 9, 2007 - Greeley Hill and Coulterville, CA

We left 3 Rivers - not really wanting to. Three Rivers was so very peaceful. We did want to see Yosemite National Park; therefore, we forced ourselves to travel. Our campground (base camp) was Yosemite Westlake Campground and RV Park, "Above the Fog, Below the Snow", Greeley Hill, California. When we pulled in and parked the two rigs for the guys to check in, Bonnie, Tyler and I were entertained by two goats. The goats were tied to a tree on long cables so they could 'mow' the grass in that area. The manager of the campground told us...

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