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Archive for August, 2005

Thinking About The John Muir  Trail? Here's One You're Not Going To Want To Miss

Thinking About The John Muir Trail? Here’s One You’re Not Going To Want To Miss

August 30, 2005 | Comments (5)

Passing through some of the most beautiful and rugged country, the John Muir Trail epitomizes High Sierra backpacking to many a hiker. When I started researching the trail while planning a backpacking trip I looked through many, many books and one of the best I found was the“Guide to the John Muir Trail” by Thomas [...]

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360 Degree Panorama from Matterhorn Peak

360 Degree Panorama from Matterhorn Peak

August 29, 2005 | Comments (1)

360 Degree Panorama from Matterhorn Peak (VIEW FULL SIZE!) Originally uploaded by mlog. Misha posted this awesome image of a 360 degree panorama from the top of Matterhorn Peak. You’ve gotta see this thing at full size. All the surrounding peaks are labeled. Very interesting. Nice job, Misha.

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Pick Some Apples, Save Some Bears!

Pick Some Apples, Save Some Bears!

August 29, 2005 | Comments (1)

The 8th Annual Yosemite Valley Apple Picking is taking place Tuesday and Wednesday at Curry Village(Tuesday) and Lamon’s Apple Orchard(Wednesday). These ripe apples attract bears to developed areas and alter their natural diets. By removing the apples, bears will return to natural food sources found throughout the park and not become exposed to humans and [...]

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Congratulations Shannon and Chad

Congratulations Shannon and Chad

August 29, 2005 | Comments (1)

Congratulations to Shannon and Chad who were engaged at Bridalveil Fall this weekend. Here’s to a happy and prosperous relationship. Cheers! Technorati Tags: yosemite

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TV, Internet at lodges taint Yosemite's allure for some

TV, Internet at lodges taint Yosemite’s allure for some

August 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

Here’s an interesting article from over at the Contra Costa Times about the recent addition of wireless internet in Yosemite. Personally there’ve been times when I’ve been in the Park and wished to be able to get online to check the news or weather. Of course, I’m also the guy who takes my laptop camping [...]

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Back Door Fire Scorching Earth Near Hodgdon Meadown

Back Door Fire Scorching Earth Near Hodgdon Meadown

August 26, 2005 | Comments (0)

“A new fire was detected in the park today. It is called the Back Door Fire and is burning in the Hodgdon Meadow area just west of the campground. This fire is being suppressed because of its proximity to the Hodgdon community. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Firefighters are being aided in [...]

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Happy Birthday NPS

Happy Birthday NPS

August 25, 2005 | Comments (1)

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson approved an act of Congress creating the National Park Service and directing it “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life [in the national parks] and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as [...]

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Water Involved Accidents Claim the Lives of Two Visitors

Water Involved Accidents Claim the Lives of Two Visitors

August 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

NPS: Two visitors in Yosemite National Park have died in the last week due to water-related accidents. Rachael Neil, 22, of Mesa. Arizona was hiking with friends on the John Muir Trail above Nevada Fall. Neil slipped while jumping from rock to rock about ΒΌ mile above the waterfall and was pulled down stream and [...]

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How to Release a Fish in Fly Fishing

How to Release a Fish in Fly Fishing

August 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

Fishing in Yosemite is one of my favorite things to do. To me there’s just something magical about standing in a river with a long stick and trying to put myself in the mindset of the fish not to mention all the wonderous and beautiful places I go in pursuit of the sport. ehow.com has [...]

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Irish Citizen killed in Yosemite fall

Irish Citizen killed in Yosemite fall

August 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

RTE News: “The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that an Irish man died following a fall at the Yosemite National Park in the US state of California yesterday morning. It is believed the man was hiking with three friends in the Yosemite Falls area of the park when he lost his footing and fell [...]

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