Stuck in the office? Can’t make it up to Yosemite until June? Take a look at this great time lapse video from Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty. It’s almost as good as being there.
Archive for January, 2012
Here’s an image published by the NPS on Facebook of the rock slide on the Big Oak Flat Road. It’s pretty evident the road will be closed for some time. Do you have photos of the rockfall? Please feel free to send them in and we’ll share them. You can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to a large rockfall that occurred at approximately 11:30 last evening, the Big Oak Flat Road (the continuation of Highway 120) is closed in Yosemite National Park. The road is closed between the Foresta Junction on Highway 120 (Big Oak Flat Rd.) and the Highway 120/140 (El Portal Road) Junction. Yosemite Valley remains accessible [...]
Here’s some more information on the Big Oak Flat Road closure. Yosemite National Park Spokesperson Scott Gediman says a boulder, “the size of a house,” fell into the road and brought with it tree branches and several smaller rocks. Gediman says the best case scenario is that the debris will be removed over the coming [...]
Highway 120 the Big Oak Flat road into Yosemite Valley is closed until further notice due to a rockslide. We’ll post more details as information comes in. At this time visitors to the Valley must use Highway 140 and 41 from Oakhurst and Mariposa.
In case you’ve been stuck in Costco getting supplies for your NFL playoff parties you’ve missed the snow! This weekend’s storm has been bringing plenty of rain and snow to make up for the last few months of dry weather.
Twenty seven year-old Ryan Hiller was killed Saturday by a branch from a nearby tree that fell on his tent cabin.
In preparation for the large amounts of snow that will hopefully move into the area and start falling soon, the Glacier Point Road has also been closed.
I wouldn’t make any long term plans that involve Tioga Pass or Glacier point, it looks like we might finally be at the end of this unseasonably dry, warm weather and headed into winter. The National Weather Service is forecasting rain and snow starting Thursday this week and continuing late into next week. It’s about [...]