Maybe you’ve notice or maybe you haven’t but visitation to the Park fell by 20% for 2006 as compared to 10 years ago giving visitors more breathing room and freedom to enjoy the natural beauty of the park. MercuryNews.com: “Fewer people visited Yosemite last year than at any time in the past 16 years, according [...]
Archive for January, 2007
Big news! Reserving a camp site is getting even easier with a new website set to launch in early February. National Park Service: “On February 7, 2007, the National Park Reservation Service and the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) will combine to provide enhanced reservation services in Yosemite National Park for both group and individual [...]
If you’re headed up to the park you can get updated road conditions by calling 209-372-0200.
Sarah writes in: I am planning a trip up there next month during President’s Day weekend. I have been looking at accommodations and saw a great deal for unheated tents in Curry Village for those days. I was wondering if you knew the general weather conditions for that time of year, and whether or not [...]
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Happened to flip open Safari to catch this really cool moonrise on the Yosemite Association webcam. I made it black and white so it stands out a little better. Pretty cool huh? The dots at the bottom are headlights from a car across the meadow.
Edie is a great friend and fellow Yosemite lover who has developed a good sense of what makes a beautiful picture and this one is no exception. After two years of talking online with Edie and sharing stories and photos I finally got to meet her the other day, albeit briefly, and I must say, [...]
One of the cooler (all puns intended) things to do in Yosemite in the winter is ice skating and for many native Californian’s, and park visitors alike, the Curry Village Outoor Ice Rink is their first chance to strap on a pair of skates and head out on the ice. The Fresno Bee has a [...]
Got about an hour and want to get your fill of Yosemite from your desk chair? Here’s an Ultimate Adventure video shot in Yosemite in April 1997 just after the flood where a team of 5 adventurers conquer their fears and climb some of Yosemite’s big walls. Ron Kauk makes an appearance in the video [...]
If you’re headed up to the park get your warm clothes together and take lots of extra blankets and food. There’s a big storm headed this way. CBS47 TV: “A FAST MOVING PACIFIC WINTER STORM IS TAKING AIM ON THE SIERRA NEVADA AND IT WILL BRING THE THREAT OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS BEGINNING [...]