Avoiding the Flood
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My brother David poses in the flooded Backpackers' Campground in Yosemite during a 10 year flood on May 16, 2005. When we woke in the morning over one third of the campground was well under Tenaya Creek.
The footbridge to North Pines Campground is underwater behind the trees in the background. To get to our vehicle we had to walk toward Mirror Lake and follow the road from there. Roads in and out of the valley were impassable, so the next step... hike the Mist Trail of course!