summit panorama Originally uploaded by Genista. Kai Schreiber made a great panorama from the summit of Half Dome. You really have to check this out.
Archive for July, 2005
Have you ever read the Wikipedia page on Yosemite. It’s loaded with interesting and useful information about the park. Here’s an excerpt. Wikipedia: “Yosemite National Park (pronounced “Yo-SEM-it-tee”, IPA [jo??s?m?ti]) is a U.S. national park largely in Mariposa County, and Tuolumne County, California, United States. The park covers an area of 1,189 mi² (3,081 km²) [...]
Here’s an excellent story from Lynn Hill’s blog you’re going to have to read. Lynn: Getting to the base of the Leaning Tower involved a one-hour hike uphill through large boulders, a thick pine forest with voracious mosquitoes, then along the base of the wall, and finally, across a third class ledge system leading out [...]
Since the Yosemite High Sierra Camps are closed this year I found a way you can enjoy the beauty of the Yosemite backcountry even if you’ve never backpacked before, REI Adventures. REI: Have you always wanted to feel comfortable traveling and camping in the backcountry? This is the course for you! Learn the basics of [...]
Numerous sow’s with cubs have been sighted throughout the valley. They spend time in all the campgrounds and in more natural habitat. Please leave them plenty of space and never come between a mother and cub as this is potentially dangerous. They have obtained food from visitors that left their food out. Please remember to [...]
Union Democrat: The search for a South Korean hiker missing in Yosemite National Park was scaled back yesterday because no new clues have been found. The search for Hyundo Ahn, 25, began on Monday and included two helicopters and 50 park employees on foot and horseback, said Scott Gediman, a Yosemite National Park spokesman. Park [...]
The Modesto Bee has listed Yosemite Blog as one of their community bloggers. Thank you! Technorati Tags: blogging
Yosemite Flood ~ June 2005 Originally uploaded by Bridgetx3. Here’s a great photo of the flood water in the Valley. Bridget posted the photo taken by her sister Natalie who lives in the Valley with her son. Great shot.
News 10: “Searchers on Monday intensified their efforts to find a U.C. Davis student who was last seen on the John Muir Trail near Yosemite National Park. They are now focusing their efforts on the Merced Lake area. About 50 searchers are looking for Hyundo Ahn, including two helicopters and a number of horseback riders. [...]
On the spine of Matthes Crest Originally uploaded by mlog. Misha Logvinov takes some truly awesome photos from some truly awesome places. Places you can only get to with some blood, sweat, and determination. Here’s a great shot from the top of Mathes Crest, one of the more prominent spires in Yosemite National Park. Fantastic [...]