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Archive for November, 2009

Photo of the Day: Somewhere Along Tioga Pass Road by Kevin Moore

Photo of the Day: Somewhere Along Tioga Pass Road by Kevin Moore

November 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day is a really awesome shot Kevin Moore added to the Yosemite Blog Flickr Group Pool. Kevin said: “I took this last summer while on the way to Mammoth. There were wild thunderstorms that day. I got absolutely drenched about 10 minutes later. Well worth it though…” Awesome shot, Kevin. Thanks […]

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Photographers Brave Cold to Recreate Ansel Adams 1960 Photograph

Photographers Brave Cold to Recreate Ansel Adams 1960 Photograph

November 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Photographers join together to tough out the cold while waiting to recreate Ansel Adams’ iconic Moon and Half Dome. Photo by Edie Howe-Byrne. Last Saturday a rare event happened, one that had photographers lining up in one of Yosemite’s meadows, it was the chance to recreate one of Ansel Adams iconic photographs, Moon and Half […]

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Tioga and Glacier Point Roads Closed for Season?

Tioga and Glacier Point Roads Closed for Season?

November 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Though the snow is still relatively light (see photo) in Tioga Pass I’ve received reports that the Glacier Point and Tioga Roads have closed for the season. Don’t fret though, in recent years the road has closed only to reopen around Christmas due to unusually warm days. You never know, that might happen again this […]

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite View by Michael Flick

Photo of the Day: Yosemite View by Michael Flick

November 24, 2009 | Comments (0)

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of design work that involves bringing elements of light and dark into the project that’s why this beautiful shot from Michael Flick caught my eye. The mixture of sun and shadow on the rock add interest and really capture the viewers eye. Great shot, Michael. If you like Michael’s […]

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A Box of Rocks

A Box of Rocks

November 23, 2009 | Comments (0)

Because I studied geology I found this particularly amusing. I’m sure Garry will get a laugh out of it if he hasn’t already seen it. @Squawky: When most people move, friends ask “how much heavy furniture?” … When geologists move, they ask “how many boxes of rocks are there?” (via @jeffreytrust)

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Half Dome from Dinuraj K.

Photo of the Day: Yosemite Half Dome from Dinuraj K.

November 23, 2009 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day is a beautiful shot of Half Dome from Dinuraj K. The contrast could have been pumped up a little more to really bring out the storm clouds around Half Dome but overall I really like this photo. Great work, Dinuraj. Photo by Dinuraj K.

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What's the most important tree in Yosemite Valley?

What’s the most important tree in Yosemite Valley?

November 20, 2009 | Comments (0)

Could this be the most important tree in Yosemite Valley? Photo by Dale Carlson. What’s the most important tree in Yosemite Valley? Is it the sugar maples by the Chapel? The aspens along the river with their beautiful golden leaves? How about the big tree in the meadow that all the photographers love to shoot […]

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What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

November 20, 2009 | Comments (1)

Normally when I’m looking for a Photo of the Day one of the first places I look is the Yosemite Blog Group on Flickr. There’s always amazingly beautiful photos in the group pool. That’s why I wanted to take a moment to give a shout out to all the people posting those photos, the members […]

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Curry  Village Ice Rink Slated to Open this Friday November 20th

Curry Village Ice Rink Slated to Open this Friday November 20th

November 18, 2009 | Comments (2)

Skating at Curry Village Ice Rink in Yosemite National Park. Photo by Dolan Halbrook. How cold has it been? Well cold enough that the Yosemite Ice Rink at Curry Village is scheduled to open this Friday, November 20th. If you’ve never visited the rink it’s located just outside Curry Village and affords you an awesome […]

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Remains of Visitors Missing Since 1996 Believed Found in Death Valley

Remains of Visitors Missing Since 1996 Believed Found in Death Valley

November 16, 2009 | Comments (0)

This has almost nothing to do with Yosemite but the story is something right out of CSI. The skeletal remains of a human have been found in a secluded corner of Death Valley and are believed to be one of four German visitors missing since 1996. Two hikers discovered the bones Thursday in remote Goler […]

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