John wrote in with a great question: I’m going to be doing some fly fishing with some buddies in Yosemite NP in late May and was wondering which of the creeks, rivers/lakes would be best to fly fish at that time. I have been told the Spring runoff will make a lot of the waters [...]
Archive for March, 2006
Hey everyone. I’m adding a fun new section and I need YOUR help. I’m looking for your favorite campfire stories. Do you have a favorite ghost story you like to tell around the campfire? How about that story of one eyed Jack that Uncle Bill used to tell? Now you can share them with others [...]
Though the weather looks like it’s going to be nice this weekend there’s a massive winter storm coming in tonight and tomorrow. AccuWeather.com – Yosemite National Park, CA Watches and Warnings: A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO THE KERN COUNTY LINE FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO [...]
The Weather Channel (weather.com) has a really great page on Yosemite with lots of cool things including mosquito reports, moon-sun rise and set, activity guides, and average temperatures. They’re also the ones I turn to for my 10 day weather forecast. What else could a photographer want in a website? Technorati Tags: climbing, cool, photography, [...]
Ernesto writes in to ask: Going camping (at least hoping to) with my buddies in the valley march 31-April 2nd. I’ve noticed the valley has gotten some snow the past couple of weeks, which has me worrying about the camping conditions. Is the weather going to be “camp-able” (if that’s a word)? Are any of [...]
Chaz sent in this article he clipped from the Mariposa Gazette giving proof that yes, you really DO need chains. Thanks, Chaz.
Looks like we’re in for another bashing my Mother Nature. Here’s the latest from the National Weather Service. A FAST MOVING DISTURBANCE WILL BRING THE THREAT OF PRECIPITATION BACK TO THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT. RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW WILL DEVELOP [...]
I’m looking for local businesses around the Park who are interested in advertising on Yosemite Blog. If you have such a business and are interested drop me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hmm… Originally uploaded by rickz. Rick gave me permission to post this photo so I just couldn’t resist. What a great shot! If you see yourself in this photo please drop your name in the comments. Thanks again, Rick. Great shot.
Hey everybody. Claire sent in an email asking: “i was thinking you’d be the perfect person to provide some tips about good backpacking routes. my boyfriend and i are coming out for a 4-5 day trip in the second week of may and we’re trying to figure out a good kinda low-key trip (6-10 mi/day, [...]