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Archive for December, 2006

Hey Skiers. You're Gonna Like this

Hey Skiers. You’re Gonna Like this

December 19, 2006 | Comments (1)

Psst…if you’re a skier here’s something you’re going to like. The last storm through dumped enough snow that Badger Pass will be opening this Thursday. Merry Christmas.

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AWOL Soldier Found In Little Yosemite Valley

AWOL Soldier Found In Little Yosemite Valley

December 18, 2006 | Comments (0)

NPS: “On Sunday, November 26th, rangers arrested Christopher Powell in Little Yosemite Valley, a backcountry camping area six trail miles from Yosemite Valley. A limited search for Powell had begun on the night of November 19th, when rangers noted that a vehicle registered to him had been parked at a trailhead for a long period [...]

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BASE Jumpers Apprehended After Leap From El Capitan

BASE Jumpers Apprehended After Leap From El Capitan

December 18, 2006 | Comments (3)

NPS: “Ranger Keith Lober was descending from El Capitan while off-duty on December 3rd when he came upon two men who were ascending fixed ropes on the rappel route. While waiting at an anchor with the first man, it became apparent to Lober that the second man was not a climber due to his attire [...]

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Experience a Day in Yosemite with iTunes

Experience a Day in Yosemite with iTunes

December 15, 2006 | Comments (1)

If you live far away from Yosemite and only get into the park infrequently it’s hard to imagine what a day in Yosemite during the winter months is like. But now you can experience a complete day in just a few minutes and it’s only as far away as iTunes*. Everyday Halfdome.net compiles all the [...]

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Mariposa Supervisors Urge Government to Fix 140 Before It's Too Late

Mariposa Supervisors Urge Government to Fix 140 Before It’s Too Late

December 14, 2006 | Comments (1)

The Mariposa Board of Supervisors are urging the federal government to take action and repair Highway 140 into Yosemite before it collapses citing loss of the highway would devastate the economy in Mariposa worse than this summers rock-slide. mercedsunstar.com: “Worried that a major Yosemite National Park road will collapse — and devastate Mariposa County’s economy [...]

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Tioga Pass Even More Beautiful in the Winter

Tioga Pass Even More Beautiful in the Winter

December 13, 2006 | Comments (0)

Looks like the Tioga Pass cam from UCSD is up and running again and I must say, Tioga Pass is more beautiful in the winter. Hopefully the cam will stay up all winter and we’ll get some fantastic shots of Tioga Pass. You can check out the cam by visiting the Yosemite Associations Virtual Yosemite [...]

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More Great Driving Tips for Winter

More Great Driving Tips for Winter

December 13, 2006 | Comments (1)

Just in time for the beautiful winter weather we’re having some other fine folks took the time to come up with their recommendations How to Drive a Car in Winter Weather. If you’ve never driven icy roads and are heading up to the park there’s a lot great tips to keep in mind. Most of [...]

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Safe Driving In Winter

Safe Driving In Winter

December 12, 2006 | Comments (0)

With the rain and snow that’s currently falling in and around Yosemite it’s important to remember a few key driving tips. Take it slow. The roads within the park are frequently icy and patches of black ice can be found along most sections of road during the winter months. Though the posted speedlimit in chain [...]

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It's About Time. A New Poll is Up

It’s About Time. A New Poll is Up

December 12, 2006 | Comments (0)

There’s a new poll! YES! A new poll! Thanks to everyone who voted in the last one. Be sure to check out the new one which will change sometime in January. The new question is: “Do you think the National Park Service should be allowed to continue with repairs within the Park?” If you’d like [...]

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Road Into Yosemite Unstable and Dangerous to Travelers and the Environment

Road Into Yosemite Unstable and Dangerous to Travelers and the Environment

December 12, 2006 | Comments (0)

The Union Democrat has an interesting article on the serious deterioration of the roadway many of us travel into and out-of the park. Union Democrat: “Yosemite National Park officials fear that a failing section of roadway along the Merced River could wash out and block three of the park’s four entrances into Yosemite Valley. And [...]

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