Grabbed this image from the Yosemite Association webcam just a few seconds ago. What a beautiful sunrise.
Archive for May, 2007
Seven environmental groups are siding with the National Park Service in the upcoming battle over whether or not repairs to facilities in the Valley should continue. Groups join Park Service in court fight over Yosemite – Los Angeles Times: “Seven conservation and recreation groups are throwing their support behind the National Park Service in its [...]
Sources are saying Tioga is ready to open this Friday (May 11) at noon, weather permitting. No services or campgrounds will be available for a while yet. Hikers and back country users take note: most of the trails are still covered with snow and streams are high with runoff. Over the last few years several [...]
Do you know anyone who rode on the historic Yosemite Railroad before it’s demise in 1945? An aunt or your grandma maybe? Passengers of the historic railway line are being sought for a celebration of the railroads centennial set to take place in El Portal this weekend. MyMotherLode.com: “Passengers who have traveled on the Yosemite [...]
One of the most important things to take into consideration before planning your trip to the park is weather. Here’s a table of historical high/low temperatures that should help you figure out what to pack. Remember, even though this is a dryer than normal winter and it’s been quite warm recently, you should still plan [...]
Most people have heard of the mule trips in the Grand Canyon but did you know you can go on mule rides in Yosemite and what a great way to see the park! Yosemitepark.com: There may be no better way to experience the vast majesty of Yosemite’s backcountry than by mule. When you’re ready to [...]
Glacier Point road is open. Tioga Pass road has been plowed but is undergoing maintenance before it can open to traffic.
Reader Steve sent this great note. Hi Loyd, I took advantage of your offer to say “Hi” after reading and enjoying your blog. Yosemite is one of my favorite places. I have a son with Asperger’s Syndrome and I hope to start camping with him there soon. I took your advice and purchased some of [...]
I just checked and due to recent storm activity Tioga Pass is still closed though it was slated to open yesterday or today if conditions should allow. It’s a beautiful day today so hopefully it’ll melt away some of the snow and ice so they can get the pass open. Stay tuned. I’ll let you [...]
Listen up all you campfire gourmets. How’d you like to win $10,000 in pocket change and $5,000 for your favorite national park (you’d better answer Yosemite of course). Redwood Creek wines is sponsoring the 2nd annual Campfire Classic recipe contest with a chance to do just that, win $10,000 and $5,000 for your favorite national [...]