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Archive for February, 2005

Photography101: Going Macro on Cloudy Days

Photography101: Going Macro on Cloudy Days

February 21, 2005 | Comments (1)

Gray, cloudy, overcast days often make for less than ideal photographs of Yosemite’s great monoliths and waterfalls. That’s why when the sky clouds-up I start looking down. Why am I looking down you ask? Well, that’s where all the action is. On cloudy days the light evens out and harsh contrasts you’d normally see with […]

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Park Happenings: Children's Story Time

Park Happenings: Children’s Story Time

February 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

Yosemite is a great place to spend time with your children and what better way than taking in a story? Children’s Story Time starts at 4:00 pm on Fridays (through the month of February) and lasts for half an hour in The Loft above Degnan’s Deli in the Village. If you’re under 7 be sure […]

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Ranger Walks: Geology

Ranger Walks: Geology

February 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

Yosemite is one of natures greatest classrooms and what better way to learn about the forces that shaped Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada than going on a Ranger led walk. Thursdays at 2:00 (February only; weather permitting) learn about the Geology of Yosemite Valley. The walk starts at the front of the Visitors Center in […]

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Visitors Center Moved for Winter

Visitors Center Moved for Winter

February 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

I think I’ve forgotten to mention it before but… The Yosemite Valley Visitors center is undergoing renovation this winter and should reopen in time for summer visitors. Until then you can find it two doors down between the Valley Post Office and The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite Village. The Visitors Center is home to […]

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Braun Honored for More Than 1500 Rescues

Braun Honored for More Than 1500 Rescues

February 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

National Park Service: Werner Braun, a dedicated volunteer for Yosemite National Park Search and Rescue since 1970, has been awarded the President’s Call to Service Award as well as the Department of the Interior’s Conservation Service Award in recognition of his selfless dedication to rescuing generations of climbers and hikers. Recipients of this high honor […]

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Yosemite Association Cams: Bringing the View to Your PC

Yosemite Association Cams: Bringing the View to Your PC

February 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

Well it looks like the Yosemite Association’s Sentinel Dome cam is down again. It was up for a time yesterday and from what I could see this latest storm has dumped quite an accumulation of snow on the flank of the dome. So much so it looked like the cam might be soon buried. But […]

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Welcome Back

Welcome Back

February 15, 2005 | Comments (2)

Regular posting shall resume momentarily and have we got some good stuff for you.

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Snowshoe Hikes in Yosemite "Magical"

Snowshoe Hikes in Yosemite “Magical”

February 6, 2005 | Comments (0)

L.A. Times (free registration required): “What if one moon has come and gone with its world of poetry, its weird teachings, its oracular suggestions — so divine a creature freighted with hints for me, and I have not used her?” fretted Henry David Thoreau. No such worry will plague snowshoers who crunch atop Yosemite’s trails […]

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Yosemite Falls: Access is Key

Yosemite Falls: Access is Key

February 6, 2005 | Comments (0)

I took a little time to explore the renovations the National Park Service had made to the Yosemite Falls viewing area this weekend and I’m impressed. The new construction not only works well to blend into the environment and preserve as much of the area from human impact as possible, but it moves forward with […]

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Photos from Yosemite: February 5th 2005

Photos from Yosemite: February 5th 2005

February 6, 2005 | Comments (1)

Here are some of the photos I took this weekend around Yosemite Valley. The weather was beautiful, warm, and very spring-like. It was a great day to be in the park.

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