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Archive for December, 2008

NPS Wants to Give Badger Pass a Little Nip and Tuck

NPS Wants to Give Badger Pass a Little Nip and Tuck

December 23, 2008 | Comments (0)

The Badger Pass Ski Lodge has been in operation since 1935 and was the first alpine ski resort in California. Now this historically significant lodge is going to get some of the much needed repairs to help preserve this historical treasure for future generations. The rehabilitation would protect areas of primary historical significance, while allowing [...]

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Photo of the Day: Sentinel Rock by Loyd Schutte

Photo of the Day: Sentinel Rock by Loyd Schutte

December 22, 2008 | Comments (0)

So I’ve been running some tests with different pieces of photography software, trying out some of the new features and one piece in particular really made an impression with me. With just a little editing it took this photo of Sentinel Rock, which before had been rather blah and uninspiring, and made it into a [...]

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Nuptials by ksherlockprgal

Photo of the Day: Yosemite Nuptials by ksherlockprgal

December 20, 2008 | Comments (0)

I was looking through all the photos the recent storms brought to Yosemite when I came across this image and knew immediately it had to be the Photo of the Day. I really like the soft, gauziness that makes if feel almost like a fairy tale. Great shot, ksherlockprgal. Photo by ksherlockprgal via Flickr

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Photo of the Day: Ice Rink by Daren Tatham

Photo of the Day: Ice Rink by Daren Tatham

December 18, 2008 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day comes from one of our regulars Daren Tatham who took this awesome shot of the Zamboni resurfacing the ice at the Curry Village ice rink. I particularly liked this shot because of the lighting on Half Dome in the background and the swirlies in the clouds. Pretty cool. Nice shot, [...]

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Photo of the Day: The Ahwahnee by 快樂雲

Photo of the Day: The Ahwahnee by 快樂雲

December 17, 2008 | Comments (0)

Ok. This is a REALLY beautiful shot of the Ahwahnee. The contrasting colors are great. Beautiful, beautiful shot. Photo by ??? via Flickr

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Badger Pass Opening Saturday, December 20

Badger Pass Opening Saturday, December 20

December 17, 2008 | Comments (0)

That’s it. The headline pretty much says it. I know I’ll be heading up to this ski area for opening weekend! The snow is amazing -I spoke with the Director of Guest Recreation who took a few “test turns” today, and he was really impressed with how nice the skiing was – firm but soft [...]

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Photo of the Day: Half Dome Peeking Thru Tunnel by Mark Niebauer

Photo of the Day: Half Dome Peeking Thru Tunnel by Mark Niebauer

December 16, 2008 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day comes from a truly gifted photographer, Mark Niebauer. Take a look through Mark’s photostream on Flickr and you’ll see what I mean. Tons of gorgeous shots. When you’re done there be sure to head over to Mark’s website threwthelens.com and take a look around. Nice work, Mark. Photo by Mark [...]

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Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

December 16, 2008 | Comments (0)

No, your computer isn’t wigging out. It IS snowing on Yosemite Blog. I first saw this effect over at Ma.tt and WordPress.com and thought it’d be pretty cool to add it to my own site for the holidays and since it’s snowing in Yosemite right now, why not! I find it kind of relaxing actually. [...]

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite by _Mishka_

Photo of the Day: Yosemite by _Mishka_

December 15, 2008 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day is a beautiful black and white I stumbled across on Flickr. Very nice shot to reflect how cold it feels right now. Photo by _Mishka_ via Flickr

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Fresh Snow Brings Chain Requirement

Fresh Snow Brings Chain Requirement

December 14, 2008 | Comments (0)

Chains are currently required on all road into and inside Yosemite. Make sure you have yours before heading into the park. For more information be sure to check out our road conditions page.

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