Tuolumne Meadows campground is closed for the season. Wawona campground is available on a first come first serve basis only. Porcupine Flat and Tamarack Flat are open on a first come first serve basis until October 15th.
Archive for September, 2006
If you’re looking to climb Half Dome via the cables on the eastern shoulder you’re almost out of time. The cables are scheduled to be taken down October 17 meaning your last day to climb the granite monolith is October 16th. Get your boots out and get going!
Camp 4, long considered the birth place of big wall and modern rock climbing in the United States, is being added to the National Register of Historic Places. The unveiling of the plaque is set to take place this Sunday, October 1, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. near the Columbia Boulder in Camp 4. “As a [...]
All trails closed to Mountain Lion activity have been reopened. Read Sharing the Land with Rare and Beautiful Creatures for some tips on how you can protect yourself in mountain lion country.
Mountain Lions are rare and serve an important role in the ecosystem of Yosemite. Although human and mountain lion interaction can sometimes meet with dire circumstances through a little education we can get a long peacefully. Below are some recommendations you should follow in all areas where mountain lions are active or have been sighted. [...]
Hey everyone. It’s time again to help out our friends over at the Yosemite Climbing Association with their annual Yosemite-wide Cleanup. This is your chance to do something good for the park and have some great fun in the process. “From Wednesday September 27th to Sunday October 1st, the Yosemite Climbing Association with help from [...]
The National Park Service has released information regarding last weekends Powerhouse fire, just west of where 140 and the Big Oak Flat Road meet, that was evidently an illegal campfire that got out of control. NPS: “Just after midnight on the morning of Saturday, September 16th, a ranger contacted a man who was walking up [...]
Due to recent Mountain Lion sightings and activity, the following trails are closed – East trail along Ahwahnee Meadow towards Ahwahnee dorm and continuing to the tennis courts and the trail from Church Bowl past the stables to Lower Yosemite Falls until further notice. -NPS
If you’re thinking about backpacking into one of the great Yosemite high country destinations then you’d better get going. October 15th is the last day overnight parking will be allowed along the Tioga Road.
There have been 11 bears hit by cars this year. Most often bears will dash across the road in front of your car giving you little time to respond. By driving responsibly and obeying all posted speed limits in the park you help protect yourself, your property, and the life you save could be a [...]