Month: June 2008

Photo of the Day: Vernal and Nevada Fall by Wallace Wade

I’m finally catching up on my email and one of the great photos and emails I came across was

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Carleton Watkins

Smithsonian has a good article on Watkins, the 19th-century landscape photographer who was so good they named a “Mount”

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Heart Transplant Recipient Scales Half Dome

Looks like the unstoppable Kelly Perkins has recently made another ascent in Yosemite, with the help of Yosemite Mountaineering

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Fire Spreading into Yosemite West of Hetch Hetchy

A fire that has been burning along the Tuolumne River has moved into a section of Yosemite west of

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Photo of the Day: IMG_5295 by Angela Sevin

Sometimes, when I’m picking a photo for Photo of the Day, I’ll make up a title to go along

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Cough cough wheeze

It’s incredibly smokey, it’s hard to breathe and it sucks right now with the smoke from all the fires.

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Yosemite Speed: Half Dome Running and Nose Climbing Records

There are some newsworthy happenings on the speedclimbing and running fronts happening right now in Yosemite. To back up

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The Holy Grail

The Yosemite Museum is currently hosting a superb exhibit on the history of climbing at the park. Yosemite’s textured

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Bad Air

Smoke from fires in the surrounding region have prompted an air quality alert to be issued from the San

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Fires Around Yosemite

As of 0600 Tuesday, June 24, 2008 several significant fires continue to burn outside Yosemite National Park due to

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