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Archive for February, 2010

Are you ready for Half Dome?

Are you ready for Half Dome?

February 26, 2010 | Comments (5)

If you’re planning on a weekend trip to Yosemite this summer to climb the cables up Half Dome then you’re going to want to head over to Recreation.gov and make yourself familiar with the Half Dome signup page now. No you can’t make a reservation yet but like all major rock concerts and sporting events [...]

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The Last Straw

The Last Straw

February 26, 2010 | Comments (18)

Even though I get tons of spam comments, I believe in letting people share their opinions by commenting on posts. That’s why I leave comments enabled on posts. At the bottom of each post is a comment form. You put in your name and email address (only visible to me so I can cut out [...]

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More Snow and Rain This Weekend in Yosemite

More Snow and Rain This Weekend in Yosemite

February 25, 2010 | Comments (0)

Looks like more snow and rain this weekend which is unfortunate because tomorrow is the reception for the Yosemite Renaissance, the yearly art festival held for local artists. …WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO THE KERN COUNTY LINE… A WINTER STORM WATCH [...]

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Photo of the Day: Munch in the Valley by Jill Goodell

Photo of the Day: Munch in the Valley by Jill Goodell

February 24, 2010 | Comments (2)

I love this photo! Photo by Jill Goodell.

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Photo of the Day: Non-iconic Horsetail by Edie Howe

Photo of the Day: Non-iconic Horsetail by Edie Howe

February 23, 2010 | Comments (1)

Edie put up this photo the other day and I knew it would be perfect for Photo of the Day. Most of the photographers in Yosemite at this time of year are heading out at sunset to capture Horsetail Fall as it captures the setting suns rays turning it into a “firefall”. Edie, however, went [...]

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Hike to Mono Lake (video) by dsograph1

Hike to Mono Lake (video) by dsograph1

February 18, 2010 | Comments (0)

You know I’ve always wanted to visit Mono Lake in winter but since I traded in my Jeep Wrangler for a Honda Element I’ve become a little bit more hesitant to drive in areas that get deep snow. Ok, I’m a wimp but with great videos like this one of Mono Lake blanketed in snow [...]

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Yosemite in WInter 2010 (video) by dsograph

Yosemite in WInter 2010 (video) by dsograph

February 18, 2010 | Comments (0)

Here’s a great video I stumbled across on Youtube this morning from dsograph of Yosemite Valley in Winter. The video is best in HD so head over to Youtube and check it out. Don’t forget to change your video settings to 720p to see it in HD. The option for video size is in the [...]

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From the Mail Bag: No RVs!

From the Mail Bag: No RVs!

February 15, 2010 | Comments (2)

A creatively decorated RV follows a tour bus on the way to Yosemite. Photo by Steve Rhodes. George asks: “I’m heading to Yosemite in mid-May and, in doing research, came across your blog. I’m hoping you might share your thoughts concerning the following. I’m a backpacker with a knee problem so my trip is compromised [...]

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Share Your Yosemite: There Will Be Another Day

Share Your Yosemite: There Will Be Another Day

February 11, 2010 | Comments (1)

Carrie sent in this very moving story about her life and what Yosemite means to her. It’s more proof that Yosemite shares a different place in each of our lives. For some of us it’s a place to visit, for others a place to heal. The pictures I’ve posted on Facebook indicate personal growth during [...]

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Photo of the Day: Half Dome by Matthew Lyons

Photo of the Day: Half Dome by Matthew Lyons

February 11, 2010 | Comments (0)

Today’s Photo of the Day came to us in a round about way from @kimberlyfaye. Kimberly retweeted the link posted by @matthewdlyons who took the photo. Confused yet? Don’t worry. Take a couple of deep breaths and stare at the beautiful photo of Half Dome and it’ll pass. I think what really caught my eye [...]

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