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Archive for November, 2007

Jack Wildfire Makes for Hazy Days

Jack Wildfire Makes for Hazy Days

November 30, 2007 | Comments (0)

If you’ve been in the park or see people’s photos on Flickr or the Yosemite Association webcams then you’ve no doubt noticed how smoky and hazy the air has been last few days. This smoke is coming from the Jack Wildfire above Wawona on the south end of the park. The fire is currently about […]

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Crash Survivor Returns After 25 Years

Crash Survivor Returns After 25 Years

November 27, 2007 | Comments (2)

Twenty five years ago Donnie Priest, his mother and step father’s plane crashed into White Mountain just north of Tioga Pass in one of the deadliest winter storms to hit California. Now Priest, who lost both his legs due to frostbite, has returned to White Mountain to visit the place where he nearly lost his […]

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Photo of the Day: Sentinel Dome by Eric Chavira

Photo of the Day: Sentinel Dome by Eric Chavira

November 26, 2007 | Comments (3)

Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from Eric Chavira who sent me this really cool photo he took on the top of Sentinel Dome over the holiday weekend. Great shot Eric. Thanks for sending it in. If you’d like to send in photos please feel free. You can email them to me at: […]

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The Ice Rink is Open - Winter is coming!

The Ice Rink is Open – Winter is coming!

November 26, 2007 | Comments (0)

The weather is still relatively balmy, but for those of us Jones-ing for a bit of snow and the onset of ski season, the opening of the ice skating rink is one of the first signs that winter is rapidly approaching.  I’m not too much of an ice-skater, myself, but the spectacular location of this […]

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Curry Village is closed for two weeks

Curry Village is closed for two weeks

November 26, 2007 | Comments (0)

Curry Village tents and cabins are all empty except for some Yosemite Institute student groups for the next two weeks. This is an annual closure. It’s remarkably quiet among the little white tents. We look forward to having guests again!

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Yosemite Ridge Gives Children With Chronic Illnesses a Second Chance

Yosemite Ridge Gives Children With Chronic Illnesses a Second Chance

November 26, 2007 | Comments (0)

Modesto Bee: “Allen Karle’s lungs don’t always cooperate with a 10-year-old’s idea of fun. Asthma put the Modesto boy in a hospital for five days in January and five days again in May. ‘They’ve got him on so much medication, it’s ridiculous,’ said his mother, Sharon Karle. She’s got asthma too, though not as bad. […]

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Photo of the Day: 1957 YP&CC Brochure

Photo of the Day: 1957 YP&CC Brochure

November 25, 2007 | Comments (0)

Well the Holiday weekend is over and we’ve got a bunch of cool things coming up. Thank you Edie for the great posts and photos over the last few days. To start off this weeks Photo of the Day we have not a photo, but a really cool brochure from 1957 put out by the […]

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Moonrise, Black Friday, 2007

Moonrise, Black Friday, 2007

November 24, 2007 | Comments (1)

No hostile crowds of determined shoppers, no angst over not having money to spend, no fistfights in the parking lot over a contested parking spot. No canned music, no screaming kids on Santa’s lap, no elves with attitudes, no tacky Christmas decorations. No strings of lights drooping, no eco-friendly LEDs, no shards of shattered glass […]

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Thanksgiving day road trip.

Thanksgiving day road trip.

November 22, 2007 | Comments (1)

Well, it’s been a quiet week in Yosemite Valley. Frost has arrived, turning the cow parsnip flower bracts sublime. I met up with a coworker at breakfast by chance. What are you doing for Thanksgiving, I asked. “Just hanging out.” Would you like to head over Tioga Pass? I want to get over to Mono […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2007 | Comments (1)

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours from all of us here at Yosemite Blog.

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