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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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Sign Up for the Ostrander Ski Hut Lottery Now Open

Sign Up for the Ostrander Ski Hut Lottery Now Open

November 8, 2012 | Comments (1)

Back country skiing is a great way to see a side of Yosemite few rarely see. It’s even better when you get to stay in a heated stone cabin for a night sharing stories with other skiers.

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Don’t forget – Free Entry into Yosemite for Veterans Day this Weekend

November 8, 2012 | Comments (0)

There’s no better way to celebrate Veterans Day than by taking those who served in your family to Yosemite.

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SF Voters say "No" to Hetch Hetchy

SF Voters say “No” to Hetch Hetchy

November 7, 2012 | Comments (2)

A ballot proposal that would have led to the dismantling of O’Shaughnessy Dam and drained Hetch Hetcy valley has been defeated by San Francisco voters.

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Hypothermic Climber Rescued from El Captian

October 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Yosemite National Park Rangers and Search and Rescue Personnel were called in to assist a climber on El Capitan Monday after he was forced to spend the night on El Capitan in a snow storm.

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Robbers Heist Local Mariposa Museum in Attempt on Giant Gold Nugget

Robbers Heist Local Mariposa Museum in Attempt on Giant Gold Nugget

October 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

Investigators are looking for a pair of hooded bandits who threatened workers at the California Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa just outside the park on Friday and absconded with an estimated $2 million in gold and precious gems.

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High Sierra Camp Visitor Reported with Hantavirus

High Sierra Camp Visitor Reported with Hantavirus

September 7, 2012 | Comments (1)

One of the 8 recorded cases of Hantavirus stemming from Yosemite National Park reportedly contracted the virus while staying in one of the parks High Sierra Camps not Curry Village, the first reported case in the park from outside Yosemite Valley.

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A Day in Yosemite Courtesy the Yosemite Conservancy (video)

A Day in Yosemite Courtesy the Yosemite Conservancy (video)

September 6, 2012 | Comments (1)

Here’s a little time lapse I created from the YC webcam at Sentinel Dome yesterday. Calm. Peaceful. Relaxing. Ahhhhhh!

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Go Fishing This Saturday - No License Needed!

Go Fishing This Saturday – No License Needed!

September 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

Free Fishing Day is a twice-yearly event where the DFG waives the license requirement . It’s a great day to go out, have some fun with the family, and enjoy the beauty of Yosemite and the Sierra. Give it a try!

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Boy Scouts Help Remove Invasive Plants in Yosemite

Boy Scouts Help Remove Invasive Plants in Yosemite

August 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

There’s been so much “doom and gloom” in the news over the hantavirus outbreak that we often overlook the good news. Here’s a story about a couple of boyscouts who took it upon themselves (and their boyscout troop) to help clean up Yosemite and maintain it’s natural beauty by removing invasive plants in the park. […]

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4 More Hantavirus Cases Reported

4 More Hantavirus Cases Reported

August 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

The California Department of Public Health is reporting four additional cases of Hantavirus in visitors who stayed at the tent cabins in the Boystown area of Curry Village. Boystown has been closed indefinitely.

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