Whether you think the new permit system is too rigid or you think it’s the greatest idea since sliced bread, you need to watch the video as a hiker risks his own life for a cell phone battery he dropped.
Category: Day Tripping
If you’re not on Twitter or weren’t attempting to hike to the top of Half Dome last Friday then you probably missed the closing of the cables for a short time. Here’s the full story.
(This article cross posted from The Little Red Tent) I took a trip across Tioga Pass yesterday, and can report the following observations. The road itself is completely clear of snow, with only small amounts of run-off from nearby snow banks. It’s also in good conditions, with some repairs evident, and only a couple of [...]
It’s one long trail but the views are well worth the hike.
The video you need to see if you’re thinking about climbing the cables to the top of Half Dome. Read more.
@YosemiteNPS: “Mist Trail to the top of Vernal Fall is now open.” Photo: Mist trail November 2009 by Victor Lee.
Reader Primoz from Slovenia sent in an email: “First of all let me introduce my self. My name is Primoz and I’m from small country in central Europe called Slovenia. It’s a small but very beautiful country. I’m 29 years old. I am coming to US for the first time in june. I will be [...]
I grew up watching public television like Trailside by John Viehman, former editor of Backpacker magazine and Huell Howser’s California’s Gold. Today I still enjoy catching Huell as he explores California but when I really miss being in the park I open my web browser and watch 5 minutes in Yosemite with Doug McConnell from [...]
Our good friend Penny Otwell is going to be teaching a class on watercolor at the Ansel Adams Gallery. Penny is a very talented painter and her works are beautiful beyond compare. If you’ve been dabbling in watercolor or painting in general I’d highly recommend taking her class. She’s absolutely fabulous. The class is June [...]
With Memorial Day fast approaching you might want to rethink your plans to visit the park if you haven’t already scored the elusive campsite or hotel reservation. Lodging Traffic is expected to be at an all time high as visitation has been up the last few months as people have been searching for “pocket-book friendly” [...]