I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for making 2009 a great year and tell you a little bit about the future. 2009 has been awesome and I’m really thankful for all the great people who sent in photos, videos, story ideas and comments. We couldn’t have made this year such a [...]
Archive for December, 2009
2009 was a big year in Yosemite. There were rock falls, the Ahwahnee was closed for a while and there were more than enough fires. Here’s a quick run-down of this years top stories. Rockfall by Ahwahnee Hotel In early February an 800 ton rock fall took place near the Ahwahnee. Amgen Bicycle Tour Visits [...]
2009 was a great year in Yosemite as seen in all the beautiful photos we posted as Photo of the Day. Here are some of the photos from 2009 you thought were exceptional. Enjoy! Photo by Charles Phillips. Photo by Edie Howe-Byrne. Photo by JohnB49. Photo by Forrest P.. Photo by Hamza Lakhani. Photo by [...]
Adam Curry, former MTV VJ and podcaster extraordinaire, spent last Sunday recording his No Agenda podcast with John C. Dvorak (dvorak.org/blog take a drink) from Yosemite. Curry stayed in the Wawona Hotel. To broadcast the podcast over the Internet he drove down the road to Redwoods in Yosemite and parked outside their office and recorded [...]
I’ve always been a big fan of PBS and the local travel shows we get here in California. That’s why I really like the videos Doug McConnell and the fine folks over at OpenRoad.tv produce .Here’s an awesome video you’re going to have to check out by Doug McConnell, The Ahwahnee Hotel. I didn’t know [...]
Part of the Hetch Hetchy water system delivers water to the Moccasin Creek power generation facility near Groveland. Photo by Flickred!. A $350 million tunnel is being drilled beneath San Francisco Bay as part of an ambitious plan to update the aging Hetch Hetchy water system. The tunnel will create a 21-mile stretch of new [...]
Four GPS devices in one car may not be enough to keep you on the right road headed to Yosemite. Photo by Karl Baron. Seems like once a year we need a reminder about the pitfalls of trusting GPS. Although GPS units are great (I happen to have 2 – a stand alone and one [...]
Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from Jerry Gilligan (aka Photo Mojo on Flickr) and is a beautiful shot of a snow and ice covered Pohono Bridge. I’ve been seeing quite a few photos of the Pohono Bridge recently and I must say, it’s a beautiful part of Yosemite even if it is [...]
I just happened to look up from my work to catch this really beautiful shot on the Yosemite Association webcam of Half Dome across Ahwahnee Meadow.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all our extended family of readers. You guys are the best. I hope you have a great holiday season and wish you the best in the new year. We’ll be back in a few with some very fun and exciting announcements. Stay tuned and tell your friends!