I’m sure you’ve got your Memorial Day trip to Yosemite all planned out by now, right? Right? Wait, no? Well here’s some fun and exciting activities for everyone in the family to make this Memorial Day trip to Yosemite “THE BEST EVER” (as my daughter says).
Category: Day Tripping
Yosemite is located in Central California and has what is termed a “Mediterranean climate”. That means we have warm days and cool nights. So what should you bring to wear? Here’s some suggestions on what we wear.
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.
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 [...]