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Archive for June, 2005

Family Of Missing Hiker Asks For Help

Family Of Missing Hiker Asks For Help

June 30, 2005 | Comments (1)

I got an email today that really tore at my heart so I felt it only fitting that I write this post. It’s been almost two years since Martha Claassens husband, Fred, disappeared while on a short, two day backpacking trip in the Hoover Wilderness by the northeastern corner of Yosemite. On July 31, 2003 […]

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Summertime Spells Long Lines and Traffic Jams

Summertime Spells Long Lines and Traffic Jams

June 30, 2005 | Comments (0)

MSNBC.com: Taking a summer vacation by car? If so, you might want to reconsider if your destination shows up on a list released Thursday of the 25 most congested tourist spots. The list covers the country — from The Hamptons on New York’s Long Island, to Yosemite National Park in California. The Oregon coast topped […]

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Search For Missing Hiker Continues

Search For Missing Hiker Continues

June 29, 2005 | Comments (0)

Bakersfield.com: “Rescuers continued to search Tuesday for a 51-year-old Santa Barbara hiker who was reported missing a week ago in Yosemite National Park. A helicopter, scent-sniffing dogs, and Marines from Camp Pendleton were all part of a search-and-rescue team that has been looking for Michael Ficery. Ficery was reported missing June 21 after his wilderness […]

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Lee Vining Comes To Life As Pass Opens

Lee Vining Comes To Life As Pass Opens

June 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

There was a write-up of one of my favorite “just outside of Yosemite” destinations n the L.A. Times. Lee Vining is a small town set at the foot of Tioga Pass where every morning is a view of towering peaks and beautiful Mono Lake. There’s lots to see and do there as well as campgrounds […]

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Lembert Dome

Lembert Dome

June 26, 2005 | Comments (1)

Lembert Dome Originally uploaded by Campin’ Guy. It was a great weekend to get away and with the opening of the Tioga Road I couldn’t resist. Got lots of beautiful shots. The entrance line to the park was insane! I’ve never seen it so long. We stopped just outside the 120 entrance just inside the […]

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Yosemite Weddings: Something To Remember Forever

Yosemite Weddings: Something To Remember Forever

June 24, 2005 | Comments (2)

Getting married can be quite an experience. You want everything to be perfect and when it’s someplace as special as Yosemite it’s not always that easy if you live out of the area. Well brides-to-be listen up, Simply that…flowers is in Yosemite National Park and specializes in making beautiful arrangements for your wedding. For more […]

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Visitor Activities in Yosemite

Visitor Activities in Yosemite

June 24, 2005 | Comments (1)

It’s 4:00 and Mom and Dad are scrambling to get dinner going in camp while getting everything ready for tonight. What’s a kid to do? Go to the Ansel Adams Gallery for Story time! That’s right, Saturdays at 4:00 pm during the summer kids are welcome to attend Story Time on the front porch of […]

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Bears Look For Free Lunch In Climbers Haul Bags

Bears Look For Free Lunch In Climbers Haul Bags

June 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

Looks like a couple of bears have found a new, easy meal away from the rangers and the hub-bub of the camp grounds; they’ve began raiding climbers haul bags. NPS: “Climbers, please be vigilant. Two or more bears have been tearing into haul bags and day packs at the base of El Capitan for food. […]

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Tioga Road is Open

Tioga Road is Open

June 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

Just checked the NPS site…TIOGA ROAD IS OPEN!

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Can You Help Find A Missing Hiker In Yosemite?

Can You Help Find A Missing Hiker In Yosemite?

June 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

Yosemite National Park is asking the public for help in locating a missing person in the Hetch Hetchy area. Michael Ficery, was reported missing on June 21st, 2005, two days after his wilderness permit expired. Ficery was last seen on June 15, 2005 on the trail to the Tiltill Valley near the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. […]

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