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Archive for April, 2008

Photo of the Day: Bridalveil Falls Slow by BigFrank

Photo of the Day: Bridalveil Falls Slow by BigFrank

April 30, 2008 | Comments (0)

There’s a bunch of people that thought this photo of Big Frank’s should have been deleted or much worse, never made, but I beg to differ. I really like the contrasts and tones of the shot. That’s why I chose it to be Photo of the Day. Very cool Frank. Nicely done. Photo by Big [...]

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An Interesting Caption

An Interesting Caption

April 29, 2008 | Comments (4)

This photo was a contender for Photo of the Day when I chose Miguels photo but the caption on this one drew me back and I had to share it. a.everpoor: josh dion taking a basking in the sun rays of early morn. walking up the cables in pitch dark and watching some random cross [...]

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Photo of the Day: Hikers and Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park by Miguel Vieira

Photo of the Day: Hikers and Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park by Miguel Vieira

April 29, 2008 | Comments (2)

I chose today’s Photo of the Day not for overwhelming scenic beauty but for what it shows us. The hike to the top of Nevada Fall is long and exposed. If you’re planning on going up ANY trail in the park but especially the Mist Trail or the trail to the top of Half Dome, [...]

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Glacier Point Road Clear and Ready for Visitors

Glacier Point Road Clear and Ready for Visitors

April 29, 2008 | Comments (0)

The Glacier Point road is clear and ready for visitor. The road will open this Friday. There is no projected opening date on the Tioga Road unfortunately but I’m hearing plowing operations are going very well. NPS: “Yosemite National Park Superintendent Mike Tollefson announced today that the Glacier Point Road is expected to open to [...]

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More of the Scoble Interviews with Michael Adams

More of the Scoble Interviews with Michael Adams

April 29, 2008 | Comments (0)

Here’s more of Robert Scobles qik video he shot in Yosemite. This time he’s talking with Michael Adams about his fathers shot Moon and Half Dome. Pretty cool story. If you’re wondering how Scoble was able to broadcast live from his cell phone to the internet, there is reception all over the Valley. Sometimes you [...]

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Robert Scoble and Thomas Hawk Hang Out With Michael Adams

Robert Scoble and Thomas Hawk Hang Out With Michael Adams

April 28, 2008 | Comments (0)

Thomas Hawk takes some beautiful photos and I will admit I’m openly jealous. A few days ago Thomas and Robert Scoble (aka Scobleizer to all you geeks out there) were lucky enough to spend 2 days with Michael Adams, Ansel Adams son, and get a front row tour of some of Adams’ favorite locations. Very [...]

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Adams Yosemite

Adams Yosemite

April 28, 2008 | Comments (0)

There’s a really cool interactive over at the New York Times that shows 9 different Ansel Adams photographs and where they were taken in relation on a map of the park. The interactive is part of an article the times ran a few days ago called “What Adams Saw Through His Lens“. New York Times: [...]

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Photo of the Day: Tenaya Canyon, Half Dome by Tony Immoos

Photo of the Day: Tenaya Canyon, Half Dome by Tony Immoos

April 28, 2008 | Comments (0)

I think this is one of my all time favorite shots. Tenaya Canyon, Half Dome by Tony Immoos. What a great shot. Nice work Tony. Photo by Tony Immoos via Flickr.

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Video - swiftwater rescue training

Video – swiftwater rescue training

April 28, 2008 | Comments (0)

I can’t go anywhere lately without running into the rescue people. This one was fun to watch because they’re IN the river — the ice cold snow-melt Merced near the Happy Isles bridge. The training was done by Sierra Rescue for NPS, USFS, county agencies, and river guides. Link to photos Link to video Photos [...]

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Tunnel View to Get Makeover

Tunnel View to Get Makeover

April 27, 2008 | Comments (0)

Now that the trees blocking the historic view are gone, the National Park Service in conjunction with the Yosemite Association are going to embark on a much needed makeover to revitalize Tunnel View, one of the most used spots in the park. NPS: “The historic Tunnel View Overlook will receive a much-needed makeover thanks to [...]

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