Entrance gate to Yosemite at Tioga Pass
9945 feet above sea level

We approach Mono Lake Larry is standing next to the tufa - that remained after the lake level dropped The tufa extends for several miles along the lake
The lake is slowly being restored. They hope to raise - the water level several feet in the next few years. Some of the tufa is already surrounded by water Walking among the tufa We head south on CA Highway 395 along - the eastern side of the Sierras We visit Devil's Postpile. - This sign explains the phenominon.
The postpiles from below A closeup view of the postpiles Atop the postpiles

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