Month: January 2010

Breaking News: New Half Dome Trail Quota Enacted

We all remember the photos and videos of last summer when crowds going up Half Dome got out of

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Biggest Full Moon of the Year Tonight

The full moon will appear it’s largest tonight, Friday 29, 2010. Photo by R. Kurtz. If you love photographing

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In the Presence of Giants

In the middle of winter most visitors to the park don’t visit the 3 groves of Giant Sequoia in

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52 Documented Rock Falls in 2009

Recorded rockfalls in Yosemite National Park from 1857-2009. Courtesy NPS. Most of the time you don’t hear about a

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More Snow on the Way

The weather people are saying there’s more snow on the way tonight and tomorrow. Rain is likely at lower

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1940s Yosemite Video (complete with cheesy theatrics)

Here’s an interesting video of Yosemite in the 1940s. It starts off in winter and ends in summer. I

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Crews Scrambling to Pick Up Pieces Before Next Sierra Storm Hits

Sticky snow blankets the trees and Yosemite Falls bus stop along Northside Drive. Photo by Edie Howe-Byrne. Utility crews

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Yosemite Closed

Yes, you read right. Yosemite is closed. Roads are blocked and unsafe due to large amounts of snow and

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10 FEET of Snow Expected in Sierra

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the northern Sierra Nevada warning that up to

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Ridin’ the Bus in Yosemite (video)

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to take one of the bus tours around Yosemite here’s your answer.

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