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Loyd

For over 30 years I've enjoyed hiking, backpacking, fishing, photographing and exploring Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. More About the Author.

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It was a dark and stormy night

It was a dark and stormy night

July 22, 2014 | Comments (2)

A power line that channels electricity from El Portal to Yosemite Valley was severed during Sunday’s storm leaving Yosemite Valley without power for more than 24 hours.

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Photo of the Day: Olmsted Point by Kazuo Murata

Photo of the Day: Olmsted Point by Kazuo Murata

July 22, 2014 | Comments (2)

There’s science here!

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Yosemite Fire Danger Very High - Campfires and Cigarettes Banned

Yosemite Fire Danger Very High – Campfires and Cigarettes Banned

July 17, 2014 | Comments (2)

New rules from the NPS limit where you can have campfires or smoke within the park.

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Yosemite Nature Notes: #23 Birdsong (video)

Yosemite Nature Notes: #23 Birdsong (video)

July 15, 2014 | Comments (3)

Check out the latest really awesome installment from the fine folks at Yosemite Nature Notes titled, “Birdsong”.

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Photo of the Day: ESCAPE! by Bart Teeuwisse

Photo of the Day: ESCAPE! by Bart Teeuwisse

July 15, 2014 | Comments (2)

Ahhh, the joys of camping! Plenty of sunshine. The fresh mountain air. Communing with nature. The mosquitos. Ohhhh…the mosquitos.

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NO! BAD! BAD! BAD!

NO! BAD! BAD! BAD!

July 14, 2014 | Comments (8)

How many times do I have to go over this? Oye vey.

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Weekly Weather Rundown: Now with 100% More Thunderstorms!

Weekly Weather Rundown: Now with 100% More Thunderstorms!

July 14, 2014 | Comments (2)

For all you who were wishing for more clouds and thunderstorms, and I know who you are, you’ve got your wish!

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Photo of the Day: An Interesting Image by Ernesto Borges

Photo of the Day: An Interesting Image by Ernesto Borges

July 14, 2014 | Comments (2)

Did you know that Carleton Watkins would sit inside the small cave at the base of Upper Yosemite Fall to take photos of the fall?

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Instapicked: Pacific Crest Trail

Instapicked: Pacific Crest Trail

July 11, 2014 | Comments (2)

I love this photo but…does anyone else think the trekking poles make it look like he’s got one of those walkers with the tennis balls on the ends?

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Instapicked: Salathe Wall Camping

Instapicked: Salathe Wall Camping

July 11, 2014 | Comments (3)

Here’s an interesting spot that looks like we can roll off the cliff. Let’s sleep here. Said no one ever.

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