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Archive for September, 2005

Life Inside The Park

Life Inside The Park

September 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

A few months ago I did an online interview with Edie who is working for the concessionaires about life and work in the Park. I’ve finally had a chance to work through the interview and post it. YB: Why did you want to work in Yosemite? Edie: I found myself, at the age of 45, […]

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When Passions Collide by Misha Logvinov

When Passions Collide by Misha Logvinov

September 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

“It’s 4 AM and we wake from a short three-hour sleep just outside the West Gate of Yosemite National Park. Our rogue “campsite” was a discovery I made a few years back after realizing that civilized camping within park boundaries during tourist high season is impossible on short notice. Still barely awake, I silently drive […]

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Battle To Restore Hetch Hetchy Moves Into High Gear

Battle To Restore Hetch Hetchy Moves Into High Gear

September 27, 2005 | Comments (1)

SignOnSanDiego.com: “An uncelebrated gem, Hetch Hetchy rewards visitors with towering granite cathedrals and cascading streams as postcard worthy as Half Dome or Vernal Falls. It is an escape to solitude, where even day-trippers can relish a true Yosemite experience without the bumper-to-bumper RVs and elbow-to-elbow visitors jostling on the main valley floor a mere 15 […]

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NPS Special Agent Collapses on Mist Trail

NPS Special Agent Collapses on Mist Trail

September 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

Our deepest sympathies go out to the wife and family of Special Agent Madrid. KESQ: “The National Park Service said today that a park officer died while hiking to investigate a visitor fatality in Yosemite National Park. Special Agent Daniel Paul Madrid collapsed on the Mist Trail in Yosemite National Park on Saturday. Fellow park […]

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Mother, 60, possibly missing in Yosemite Area

Mother, 60, possibly missing in Yosemite Area

September 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

Atlanta Journal Constitution: “Xiaodong Yuan’s mother was visiting him from China and wanted to see two iconic American tourist spots: Yosemite National Park and Las Vegas. Yuan, a 34-year-old computer analyst who lives in Stockbridge, and Zhaohui Wang, who had just turned 60, flew to Las Vegas last Tuesday and then drove a rented car […]

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Fall is in the Air

Fall is in the Air

September 27, 2005 | Comments (0)

Well fall is in the air and you know what that means, campground closures. Pretty much all the campgrounds along the Tioga Road are closed and Wawona Campground is now on a first-com-first-served basis. Time to get out your snow chains and give ‘em a check. Technorati Tags: yosemite

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Keeping a Part of History

Keeping a Part of History

September 26, 2005 | Comments (0)

The Sierra Nevada is full of interesting and diverse places to see in and around Yosemite National Park. On one of my more favorite roads is an old cabin standing in a fabulous meadow. I’d seen the name of the cabin on the map but I’d never stopped to find out its story. Last weekend […]

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Ranchers and Government Square Off Over Bighorns

Ranchers and Government Square Off Over Bighorns

September 25, 2005 | Comments (0)

Casper Star Tribune: “Once abundant, the bighorn declined so precipitously that six years ago they were added to the federal endangered species list. But as the population began to recover and bighorn wandered onto land used by domestic sheep, wildlife officials feared that bighorns would be exposed to a disease that could wipe out entire […]

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We Can Pull The Plug

We Can Pull The Plug

September 24, 2005 | Comments (0)

Here’s an article showing how we can pull the plug on Hetch Hetchy and San Francisco will get along just fine. I’ve always believed the same thing. We are humans after all and we do adapt. Here’s the article. My Motherlode.com: “Researchers released a major study regarding the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, revealing that practical, reasonably […]

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Half Dome Trail Almost Done. Cables To Be Taken Down Soon.

Half Dome Trail Almost Done. Cables To Be Taken Down Soon.

September 23, 2005 | Comments (0)

Looks like the repairs to the Half Dome trail are almost completed and the trail will be opening normally through October 10th when the cables will be taken down for the season. “The work to repair the Sub Dome segment of the Half Dome Trail will be completed at 4 pm on Thursday, September 29, […]

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