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Archive for May, 2005

Off For The Weekend.

Off For The Weekend.

May 26, 2005 | Comments (0)

Posting is going to be light this weekend as we’re heading off to the High Sierra along Highway 108. I hope everyone has a great weekend and a wonderful Memorial Day. I’ll see you in a few days.

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Raising a Family in the Backcountry

Raising a Family in the Backcountry

May 25, 2005 | Comments (0)

NPR has a very interesting Morning Edition this morning with a clip about what it’s like to be an NPS employee and trying to raise a family. Be sure to give it a listen. NPR: “Doug Warnock and his wife raised five children in lodges, cabins and even tents in Yosemite, Carlsbad Caverns and Chaco […]

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Sierra Passes Opening For Memorial Day Travel

Sierra Passes Opening For Memorial Day Travel

May 25, 2005 | Comments (0)

If you’re looking to go across the Sierra there’s good news, Highway’s 108 and 4 are both clear and open. If you’re waiting to cross on Highway 120 or to visit the Yosemite High Country, you’re going to have a wait a bit longer however. News 10: “Caltrans crews re-opened Sonora Pass on Highway 108 […]

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Tioga Road Update

Tioga Road Update

May 25, 2005 | Comments (0)

Tioga Road Plowing Update Starting location: 22.5 miles from gate Ending location: 25 miles from gate Distance plowed today: 2.5 miles Snow depth: 4 feet There is no expected opening for the Tioga Road at this time. Courtesy NPS.

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Glacier Point Road Open

Glacier Point Road Open

May 25, 2005 | Comments (0)

The Glacier Point Road opened today at 8 am.

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Yosemite Awash In A Flood - Of Visitors

Yosemite Awash In A Flood – Of Visitors

May 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

Seems the warm temperatures, beautiful weather, and the lure of gushing waterfalls has brought another flood to Yosemite Valley, this one of people. Union Democrat: “Spectacular springtime waterfalls drew so many people to Yosemite National Park last weekend that some visitors were asked to wait an hour before entering Yosemite Valley. Park officials said people […]

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Lots and Lots of Water

Lots and Lots of Water

May 23, 2005 | Comments (1)

Here’s an article from the Manteca Bulletin that gives a pretty good description what it’s like in Yosemite right now. Manteca Bulletin: “Avoiding Yosemite Valley on Memorial Day weekend has been standard advice for years. It is when the tourist season officially starts with a crush of Bay Area folks joining visitors from around the […]

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Half Dome Cable Ladder

Half Dome Cable Ladder

May 23, 2005 | Comments (0)

Half Dome Cable Ladder Originally uploaded by Chuck Rogers. Here’s another great shot from Chuck Rogers. The climb to the top of Half Dome is one of the more popular destinations for hikers during the summer months and sometimes it can be quite crowded at the top.

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Site Maintenance

Site Maintenance

May 22, 2005 | Comments (0)

Sorry if you noticed anything funky in the last half our. We conducted a bit of site maintenance. Hopefully this will speed things up and make it better for everyone all around. Thanks. loyd

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Biking Through California's National Parks

Biking Through California’s National Parks

May 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

Inside of a car it’s easy to miss much of the beauty the Sierra Nevada has to offer. From an open top vehicle or on a motorcycle; however, you become immersed in the world around you. Here’s an interesting article I came across about motorcycle touring down the Eastern Sierra. IOL.co.za: “With gigantic mountain ranges […]

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