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Archive for November, 2005

NPS Wants Your Help With Yosemite Valley's Roads

NPS Wants Your Help With Yosemite Valley’s Roads

November 30, 2005 | Comments (0)

Heavy snow and a busy summer have taken it’s toll on Yosemite Valley road and the NPS is asking for your feedback on several options to revitalize the ailing roads. NPS: The public is invited to review the document and submit written comments from December 5, 2005 through January 6, 2006. The purpose of this […]

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3 Feet Of Snow Expected By Friday Night

3 Feet Of Snow Expected By Friday Night

November 30, 2005 | Comments (1)

Wow! Up to 3 feet (36″) of snow is expected by Friday night at the higher elevations in Yosemite! Technorati Tags: weather, yosemite

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Superintendent Tollefson and Conservationists Agree, Budget Cuts Are Hurting Our National Parks

Superintendent Tollefson and Conservationists Agree, Budget Cuts Are Hurting Our National Parks

November 30, 2005 | Comments (0)

ContraCostaTimes.com: America faces a stiff challenge to prevent deterioration of its national parks because of tight budgets, park superintendents and conservationists say. Yosemite and other parks have slowed repairs on trails, roads and campgrounds, and reduced nature hikes because there are fewer rangers to lead them, park superintendents said Monday in a public hearing by […]

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A Few Days Left For This Months Poll

A Few Days Left For This Months Poll

November 26, 2005 | Comments (0)

It’s getting close to the end of the month and almost time for a new poll. But wait, there’s still time for you to vote. What is your favorite season in Yosemite? The poll is in the far right column. Have at it! Technorati Tags: yosemite

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Tioga Pass Open a Few Days More

Tioga Pass Open a Few Days More

November 23, 2005 | Comments (1)

If you want to do something memorable this Thanksgiving try heading up to Tuolumne Meadows. Yup, Tioga Pass is still open and you can still get through. Better hurry though. Come Friday there’s snow expected down to 8,000 feet with rain at lower elevations. I think that’ll pretty much be it for the Tioga Road […]

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Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

November 23, 2005 | Comments (2)

NPS: Yosemite National Park announced today that camping fees will increase beginning January 1, 2006. Campgrounds affected by the rate increase are Upper Pines, Lower Pines, and North Pines in Yosemite Valley, Hodgdon Meadows and Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Wawona. Rates in these campgrounds will increase from $18/ night to $20/ night. Additionally, first-come, […]

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Sierra Glaciers Disappearing at Alarming Rate, Scientists Report

Sierra Glaciers Disappearing at Alarming Rate, Scientists Report

November 21, 2005 | Comments (0)

A great story aired on KXTV 10, the local news station out of Sacramento that serves the Yosemite region, on the shrinking glaciers of the Sierra and Yosemite. I wasn’t able to get the online video to work but the story is great. Be sure you check out the Reporters Notebook after you read the […]

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Upper Pines Sold Out for Thanksgiving

Upper Pines Sold Out for Thanksgiving

November 17, 2005 | Comments (0)

The NPS is reporting that Upper Pines campground is sold out Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and almost sold out for Saturday. Looks like it’s going to be a busy Thanksgiving. Visitors are being asked to try Wawona, Hodgdon Meadow, or Camp 4. Technorati Tags: camping, national parks, yosemite

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Happy Birthday Edie!

Happy Birthday Edie!

November 17, 2005 | Comments (0)

Hey everybody! Today is Edie’s birthday! Happy birthday Edie!

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Tioga Pass Cam Goes Active

Tioga Pass Cam Goes Active

November 14, 2005 | Comments (2)

Have you seen the Tioga Pass cam? The cam was put in place by UCSD as part of the California Applications Program, a study to help better forecast weather and improve the accuracy of weather forecasts. The camera captures 4 times a day. Pretty cool. Technorati Tags: California, news, webcam, yosemite

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