Did you know that the Yosemite Institute has lesson plans for educators? What better way to spread your love of Yosemite than to share it with young minds. The lesson plans are designed to teach kids not only about the geology and biodiversity of the park but also have Language Arts, Social Studies, and Technology [...]
Archive for October, 2006
In a huge shock to the climbing community Todd Skinner, a world renowned climber and one of the greats of the sport, fell while climbing The Leaning Tower and was killed. Our deepest sympathies to his family. If you want to know more about Todd Skinner there’s a good article about the accident here and [...]
NPS: “Bears are still active in all Valley Campgrounds. Car break-ins have slowed down, with the only break-in this week occurring in Lower Pines campground. The easiest way to prevent a bear getting your food while camping is to have your food stored. Treat your food locker like a refrigerator and close it after each [...]
Jason Barnes sent me this awesome photo he took the other morning across Ahwahnee Meadow. Great shot Jason and thanks for sending it in.
Here’s a quick listing for all of you headed up to the park to do some late season camping of what campgrounds are still open and which have closed. “North Pines Campground, Valley Backpacker’s Campground, and Crane Flat Campground will close for the season on Monday, October 9. Hodgdon Meadow Campground, Wawona Campground, and Camp [...]
Our hearts and deepest sympathies go out to the family of Steven Medley, president of the Yosemite Association who died Friday in a single vehicle accident on his way to work in the park. He was a good man and worked hard for something he believed in. He will be greatly missed by all.
Whoa! September and already snow is being forecast for the Yosemite region with a SIGNIFICANT amount of snow. Looks like we might have an early winter. Be sure if you’re heading up to the park to gram all your winter stuff and remember, park roads get icy and slippery fast. Drive safe. Things to grab [...]