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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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Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite and the High Sierra

Snowshoe Trails of Yosemite and the High Sierra

November 4, 2004 | Comments (0)

Book Description: “Yosemite is one of the great natural wonders of the world but much of it has been relatively inaccessible when snow covers the ground. Now, author Michael C. White opens up a whole world of possibilities. For those folks willing to travel under their own power, a new playground exists. Like his best-selling […]

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Weekend Weather Forecast

Weekend Weather Forecast

November 3, 2004 | Comments (0)

Friday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Expect to find snow on 120 and 41 around 5500 feet. Saturday: Partly cloudy. Sunday: Partly cloudy. Be sure to check the weather before heading out as conditions can change very quickly in the mountains during the winter months. Always carry chains.

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Yosemite Weather Warning

Yosemite Weather Warning

November 3, 2004 | Comments (0)

Snow Advisory From 9 Pm Tonight Until 9 Am Thursday

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Columbia State Historic Park: Hidden Jewel of the Gold Country

Columbia State Historic Park: Hidden Jewel of the Gold Country

November 3, 2004 | Comments (0)

Just a little north of Yosemite, tucked among the picturesque and historic foothills lies one of California’s hidden gems, Columbia State Historic Park. Once known as the “Gem of the South Mines”, Columbia is a town frozen in time. Columbia provides a first-hand look into life into California at the peak of the gold rush […]

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100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park by Marc J. Soares

100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park by Marc J. Soares

November 3, 2004 | Comments (1)

Amazon review: “Your guide to the best assortment of family walks, day hikes, overnighters, weekend trips, and backpacking adventures that Yosemite National Park has to offer! 100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park includes Yosemite Valley (Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan), Tuolumne Meadows (great for peak bagging), Hetch Hechy Reservoir (excellent, less trafficked trails above […]

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The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite by Michael Frye

The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite by Michael Frye

November 3, 2004 | Comments (4)

One of the quintessential books for travelers going to Yosemite, The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite leads readers through the park and surrounding environs all the while providing valuable lessons and tips into the art of photography. Michael Frye’s stunning photography brings the book to life while showing Yosemite at it’s finest from Valley floor to […]

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Michael Frye Joins Photography Walk

Michael Frye Joins Photography Walk

November 2, 2004 | Comments (0)

Michael Frye, author of one of my favorite books, The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite , is scheduled to join a photography walk on November 27th. The walk takes 2+ hours and begins at 9:00am, departing from the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite Valley, conditions permitting.

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Road Closures

Road Closures

November 2, 2004 | Comments (0)

Highway 120: Highway 120 from Crane Flat to 5 miles west of Lee Vining is closed for the winter due to snow. Glacier Point Road: The road to Glacier Point is currently closed due to snow. Hetch Hetchy Road: The Hetch Hetchy Road is currently closed. Mariposa Grove Road: The Mariposa Grove Road is currently […]

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Winter is Here and It's Time to Chain Up

Winter is Here and It’s Time to Chain Up

November 2, 2004 | Comments (0)

With winter in full swing in the Sierra and Mother Nature dumping snow at the higher elevations it’s a good time to point out that you’re required by law to carry tirechains in your vehicle at all times when entering Yosemite National Park and should know how to use them. The State of California Department […]

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Yosemite Weather: Snow and rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday

Yosemite Weather: Snow and rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday

November 2, 2004 | Comments (0)

There appears to be another storm front moving in. Snow is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday with the snow level at 6,500 feet on Wednesday then dropping to 5,500 feet on Thursday. Chance of rain for the lower elevations both days.

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