I Ran Out of Superlatives - Yosemite National Park

Ahhh, the great outdoors. The Yosemite was definitely a National Park we intended to visit. I had heard about it, and read extensively about it. But the closer we got, the more unlikely it looked due to the forecast. Rain, rain, rain. And when we checked the weather for the dates we had planned, snow storms had been forecasted! I only had a sleeping bag and thought it was rated to 0 degrees, I had no mat that would withstand the chill. I had earlier found that the desert floor at night was almost too cold to sleep on. So we thought better of it and canned the trip. That is, until I woke up one day and headed to the kitchen where Rachel was sitting. She excitedly told me that there was just o