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Delaware North out, Aramark in. Yosemite Gets a new Concessionaire

Delaware North out, Aramark in. Yosemite Gets a new Concessionaire

June 20, 2015 | Comments (0)

The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Yosemite Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of Aramark, to receive the new primary concession contract for providing visitor services in Yosemite National Park. The 15-year contract – the largest single concession contract in the NPS – is expected to begin on March 1, 2016, and will include overnight accommodations, […]

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What's Open for Memorial Day

What’s Open for Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 | Comments (1)

It’s Memorial Day weekend and you’re thinking to yourself, man, I sure want to get out of town. So, what’s open in Yosemite? Here’s a quick rundown of what’s open and some hints that’ll save you a headache.

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Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed During BASE Jump Attempt in Yosemite

Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed During BASE Jump Attempt in Yosemite

May 18, 2015 | Comments (16)

BASE jumpers Dean Potter and Graham Hunt died after attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point.

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Hikers hiking Half Dome's cables by Matt Montagne

Half Dome Cables Up This Saturday

April 30, 2015 | Comments (14)

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park will be in place this Saturday, May 2 and available for hikers.

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Snow! Snow! Snow!

Snow! Snow! Snow!

April 8, 2015 | Comments (101)

I’d almost forgotten how beautiful the Sierra is covered in snow.

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Snow!

Snow!

April 7, 2015 | Comments (65)

Beautiful, beautiful white stuff!

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Come visit Yosemite, now with more bighorn sheep

Come visit Yosemite, now with more bighorn sheep

April 2, 2015 | Comments (34)

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a bighorn sheep in Yosemite then you’ve witnessed something very special that very few visitors ever see. But now that is all changing.

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Apple Developer Conference Coming to Yosemite

Apple Developer Conference Coming to Yosemite

March 26, 2015 | Comments (12)

Got $1300 burning a hole in your pocket? Love Apple products and would love to sit and listen to people talk about them in a picturesque setting like Yosemite? Then the Yosemite conference is for you!

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Permanent repairs to begin on rockslide covered Highway 140

Permanent repairs to begin on rockslide covered Highway 140

March 16, 2015 | Comments (11)

Final repairs to Highway 140 will remove the only stoplight in Mariposa County and allow two lane traffic to move freely along the Merced River into Yosemite.

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Surprise! It's raining!

Surprise! It’s raining!

March 11, 2015 | Comments (52)

What was supposed to be a “weak storm” is actually dropping a nice bit of rain and even some snow on our part of the Sierra.

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