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Archive for March, 2010

Photo of the Day: Ice by Christina Spicuzza

Photo of the Day: Ice by Christina Spicuzza

March 25, 2010 | Comments (0)

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.

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Mariposa Grove Road Opening for Season - No Word on Glacier Point or Tioga Pass

Mariposa Grove Road Opening for Season – No Word on Glacier Point or Tioga Pass

March 25, 2010 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Man THAT'S big!

Man THAT’S big!

March 25, 2010 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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The Missing River Returns

The Missing River Returns

March 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Photo of the Day: Half Dome by Tony Immoos

Photo of the Day: Half Dome by Tony Immoos

March 24, 2010 | Comments (3)

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, […]

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Come Meet Royal Robbins

Come Meet Royal Robbins

March 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Yosemite Institute Student Collapses While Hiking

Yosemite Institute Student Collapses While Hiking

March 24, 2010 | Comments (1)

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 […]

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New Yosemite Quarter Featuring El Cap

New Yosemite Quarter Featuring El Cap

March 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

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.

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The Annual Migration (and a video)

The Annual Migration (and a video)

March 16, 2010 | Comments (1)

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. […]

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Photo of the Day: Gnarled Roots by Robin Black

Photo of the Day: Gnarled Roots by Robin Black

March 16, 2010 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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