Today’s Photo of the Day is a really awesome shot by Christina Spicuzza. This is really, really cool. I love the richness of the colors in this one. Great shot, Christina. Photo by Christina Spicuzza.
Archive for March, 2010
The Mariposa Grove Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season Friday the 26th of March 26, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. The Mariposa Grove Road provides visitor access to the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees, the largest grove of Giant Sequoia in Yosemite National Park. Visitors are urged to drive with caution as [...]
When you think of Yosemite and fishing most people think of high mountain lakes, streams that wander through meadows and elusive trout. Not many people realize that many of the reservoirs around Yosemite hold not only trout, but huge catfish and trophy bass. Take for instance this monster landed by 20-year-old Kyle Gentry of Oakdale [...]
For decades the San Joaquin River disappeared from maps between Friant Dam and the confluence with the Merced River, now thanks to a partnership between state water officials, farmers and environmental groups the river has returned and with it hopes for a long extinct salmon population to return. It has been decades since the river [...]
Today’s Photo of the Day is another beautiful shot by a regular around here, Tony Immoos. Tony has a bad habit of taking these really beautiful shots of Yosemite full of vibrant colors that make you want to drop everything you’re doing, jump in the car and drive up to the park. Shame on you, [...]
In promotion of his new autobiography Royal Robbins is making a tour of local REI stores in the Bay Area. If you’re not familiar with Royal Robbins and his Yosemite connection then take a look at this interview from SFGate.com. Q: What is involved in “An Evening With Climbing Legend Royal Robbins”? A: I give [...]
A 17-year old student from Upland, California, collapsed while on a hiking trip with the Yosemite Institute to the top of Yosemite Falls. The student was with a group of approximately eight students, with several adult chaperones and instructors from the Institute when he suddenly collapsed near the summit of the Yosemite Fall Trail. Two [...]
Here’s a pic of the Governator posted by his staff showing Schwarzenegger holding the artwork for a new Yosemite quarter due out in July. Pretty cool but I like the one with John Muir and Half Dome better.
If you’ve never been to Yosemite in February you’ve missed one of the greatest migratory events in recent history. The flocking of the photographers. Every year the photographers migrate in from their winter nesting grounds for 2 weeks to preen themselves and take pictures of Horsetail Fall in the setting light of the winter Sun. [...]
The first Photo of the Day in a long time comes to us from Robin Black who took this beautiful black and white of Yosemite Creek and an ancient evergreen at the base of Lower Yosemite Falls. The tones are great in the photo and the composition is very nice. It’s one of those photos [...]