January 2012 was interesting to say the least. Lots of hiking, biking, ice skating and finally a bit of skiing toward the end of the month. Making the best of an atypical winter brought us to Lake Tenaya in Yosemite. Tioga Pass had not been open this time of year in decades. Here is a look at Lake Tenaya in mid-January 2012. The end of the piece includes my solitary quality ski day of the year on January 22.