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Archive for January, 2012

Yosemite HD by ProjectYose (video)

Yosemite HD by ProjectYose (video)

January 26, 2012 | Comments (1)

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.

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Images of the Big Oak Flat Rockfall

Images of the Big Oak Flat Rockfall

January 23, 2012 | Comments (2)

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 info@yosemiteblog.com

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UPDATE: NPS release on the road closure

UPDATE: NPS release on the road closure

January 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Update: Big Oak Flat Road Closure

Update: Big Oak Flat Road Closure

January 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Breaking News: Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) Closed

Breaking News: Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) Closed

January 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Starting to Feel a Lot Like Winter...FINALLY!

Starting to Feel a Lot Like Winter…FINALLY!

January 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Weekend Storms Cause One Fatality

Weekend Storms Cause One Fatality

January 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

Twenty seven year-old Ryan Hiller was killed Saturday by a branch from a nearby tree that fell on his tent cabin.

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Glacier Point Road Closed in Hopes of Snow

Glacier Point Road Closed in Hopes of Snow

January 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Tioga Road Closed

Tioga Road Closed

January 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

With snow in the forecast it’s finally time to close the Tioga Road.

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Break out those umbrellas and snow boots, we got rain and snow comin'!

Break out those umbrellas and snow boots, we got rain and snow comin’!

January 15, 2012 | Comments (2)

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 […]

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