Day 7 at Minden

Today’s weather was low and slow, allowing for plenty of dramatic images and video of rocks.

Shadow of JOY on Mount Patterson

If only I had held the camera for a profile shot—you would have been able to see all of JOY’s shadow on Mount Patterson, not just half. Ah well.

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Rest day!

After six intense days of flying, the contest organizers decided to declare Monday a rest day. So, naturally, team JOY went on a three hour drive down to Yosemite to see it from the ground. Here are some photos I took with my Android phone’s built-in panorama functionality, which admittedly isn’t the very best. Click to enlarge if you want.

1. Descending north on 395, a viewpoint overlooking Mono Lake:

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