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Archive for February, 2008

Memorial Day Camping

Memorial Day Camping

February 29, 2008 | Comments (3)

Christian writes in: “I’ve been wanting to visit Yosemite and the High Sierra for many years to photograph. This year looks like the year I’m finally going to be able to do it. The only time I have available is around Memorial Day….May 25 – June 4. I’ve heard the crowds are horrible on Memorial [...]

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Photo of the Day: Bridalveil Falls by Jay Cagle

Photo of the Day: Bridalveil Falls by Jay Cagle

February 28, 2008 | Comments (2)

Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from Jay Cagle and is a pretty good example how Bridalveil Falls came by it’s name. Great shot Jay! Photo by Jay Cagle via Flickr.

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New Construction Schedule for the El Portal Road Construction

New Construction Schedule for the El Portal Road Construction

February 27, 2008 | Comments (1)

Spring is coming quickly bringing with it warmer temperatures and melting snow. In an effort to get above the level of the Merced River before it reaches full spring flow the contractor working on the El Portal road at “the narrows” is moving to 3 shifts with construction continuing 24 hours a day. The new [...]

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Photo of the Day: Tenaya Lake from Olmstead Point by Heartonastick

Photo of the Day: Tenaya Lake from Olmstead Point by Heartonastick

February 27, 2008 | Comments (0)

When I firs saw this photo I knew it HAD to be today’s Photo of the Day. The sky and the clouds are awesome and the colors are fantastic! Great shot! Photo by Heartonastick via Flickr.

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Censored Ad of the Week

Censored Ad of the Week

February 27, 2008 | Comments (0)

This ad was banned in Portland. It sounds like a no-brainer: removing the outdated dams on the Klamath River is cheaper than fixing them. The best part is that this would restore a major salmon fishery, helping commercial fishing businesses and the economy. This stuff is still controversial for some folks, but consider this: If [...]

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Yosemite in World War 2

Yosemite in World War 2

February 26, 2008 | Comments (4)

World War 2 brought out the best in Americans. From the men who willingly volunteered to the women who drove the rivets and ferried the planes. The country hung together like never before – and never since. There is a lot be said for calling them the “greatest generation.” The war took its toll at [...]

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Yosemite Renaissance XXIII Art Exhibit

Yosemite Renaissance XXIII Art Exhibit

February 26, 2008 | Comments (0)

Yosemite Renaissance opens at the Yosemite Museum Gallery on Saturday, March 1 and remains there through May 4, 2008. (Fridays through Mondays, 10 to Noon and 1 to 4 PM). The entire community is invited to the opening reception, which will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Friday, February 29th. This year, from [...]

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Video: Photography Walk in Yosemite

Video: Photography Walk in Yosemite

February 25, 2008 | Comments (0)

Here’s a really cool video I found of a photography class in Yosemite.

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Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Yosemite Valley by Brian Helfrich

Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Yosemite Valley by Brian Helfrich

February 25, 2008 | Comments (2)

What better way to start off a bright new week than with an awesome sunset. Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from our very own Brian Helfrich. Yup, he’s the guy you’ve been seeing post stuff as Brian on Yosemite Blog. In case you haven’t met Brian please allow me to introduce you. [...]

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Crash! Boom! Bang!

Crash! Boom! Bang!

February 25, 2008 | Comments (0)

Call it some strange human fascination or maybe it was a little too much William Shatner and Rescue 911! growing up but I enjoy reading the recent incident reports over on the Friends of YOSAR (Yosemite Search and Rescue) website. Here’s an interesting photo from an accident that had occurred December 31st 2007 where a [...]

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