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Archive for April, 2009

Waterfall Nuts Rejoice - We're Wet!

Waterfall Nuts Rejoice – We’re Wet!

April 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Ok, if you’re like me you love waterfalls. I love the sound, the feel of the spray and the roar when they’re really, really full. Like now. That’s right. If you’re in the area this is the prime time to get to Yosemite to see the waterfalls in their full glory. Sure, most of California [...]

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Glacier Point Road Opening Tomorrow and Weekend Storms

Glacier Point Road Opening Tomorrow and Weekend Storms

April 30, 2009 | Comments (1)

As far as I’ve heard the Glacier Point road is still set to open tomorrow. The storm that’s expected this weekend is coming up from the south bringing with it warm, wet rain. No new snowfall is expected below 9000 feet so I don’t expect it’ll impact the road opening. This type of storm generally [...]

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Photo of the Day: Lower Yosemite Fall by Christopher Chan

Photo of the Day: Lower Yosemite Fall by Christopher Chan

April 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

It’s Thursday and Christopher Chan put another beautiful photo up in the Yosemite Blog Flickr Group Pool. Nothing like swimming around with some really beautiful photos to make your day. Oh wait, what? Sorry wrong kind of pool. If you enjoy this photo and would like to see more then be sure head over to [...]

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Get the Facts About the Swine Flu

Get the Facts About the Swine Flu

April 30, 2009 | Comments (1)

There’s a lot of media hype right now about the Swine Flu and since it’s on everyones mind I thought now might be a good time to post some FACTS about the Swine Flu. Before anyone emails me and asks, no, I haven’t heard of any cases in the Yosemite area. Centers for Disease Control: [...]

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Photo of the Day: Mists of Spring by Charles Phillips

Photo of the Day: Mists of Spring by Charles Phillips

April 29, 2009 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day is an awesome shot that I thought would look really awesome matted and framed on the walls of someone’s study. This one is a beautiful shot by Charles Phillips called “Mist of Spring”. Nice work, Charles. Photo by Charles Phillips.

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Tioga Road progress for April 28, 2009

Tioga Road progress for April 28, 2009

April 29, 2009 | Comments (1)

I know you guys have been eagerly awaiting this so here it is, the most recent update on the plowing of the Tioga Road. Starting Location: 25.1 miles from Crane Flat Gate Ending Location: 26 miles from Crane Flat Gate (May Lake Turnoff). Distance plowed today: .9miles Average Snow depth: 4.5ft.

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Falls by Christopher Chan

Photo of the Day: Yosemite Falls by Christopher Chan

April 28, 2009 | Comments (1)

Today’s Photo of the Day is another beautiful HDR image, this one from Chrisopher Chan. The tones are awesome. Totally reminds me of an Albert Bierstadt painting (shown below). Nice work Christopher. If you enjoy this photo and would like to see more then be sure head over to Christophers web site, christopher-chan.com. Photo by [...]

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Photo of the Day: Mariposa Grove by Robert Pearce

Photo of the Day: Mariposa Grove by Robert Pearce

April 27, 2009 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day is am awesome HDR by Robert Pearce (aka Sierra Solstice on Flickr). Robert took 5 shots and tone mapped them together to get this one great shot. He advises you check it out on black and I agree. It’s awesome on black. Thanks Robert! Photo by Robert Pearce.

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Bring Your Junior Rangers To Yosemite and Have Some Fun April 25th

Bring Your Junior Rangers To Yosemite and Have Some Fun April 25th

April 23, 2009 | Comments (1)

April 25th is the third annual National Junior Ranger Day. Join NPS and DNC employees for a day full of scheduled and drop-in activities. Join a junior ranger walk and restoration project at 10am and 2pm (ages 7-13), as well Wee Wild Ones for younger participants. From 12-4pm drop in to the Exploration Fair and [...]

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Photo of the Day: Bridal by Jeremy Long

Photo of the Day: Bridal by Jeremy Long

April 22, 2009 | Comments (1)

Hope everyone had a great Earth Day. If you follow me on Twitter then you know I spent the day shooting in Sacramento at the state capital for the day job. It was lots of fun. Looks like solar power is all the rage. Back on topic, today’s Photo of the Day comes from Jeremy [...]

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