This image was captured in the White Mountains of California, east of the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley. As average mean temperatures rise, the bristlecone pine groves move higher. Soon they will have no more place to go.
Although Mono Lake lies just down the hill from Yosemite’s eastern entrance and plays such an important role in the history of the Native Americans who lived in Yosemite, most visitors never take the time to experience what Mono Lake has to offe
One of our favorite local Yosemite photographers is doing a new project and could really use your help.
After 80 years time is running out for the medical clinic in Yosemite Valley and unless a new provider steps forward the clinic may close by the end of this year.
Lots of snow in the Sierra means lots of water for Mono Lake.
In a move that must have wilderness champion John Muir “rolling over in his grave”, the Mariposa and Tuolumne County Boards of Supervisors have agreed to honor John Muir by designating Highway 132 from Highway 49 in Coulterville to Highway 120 as the John Muir Highway. A formal dedication ceremony will be held on Saturday, [...]
When you think of Yosemite and fishing most people think of high mountain lakes, streams that wander through meadows and elusive trout. Not many people realize that many of the reservoirs around Yosemite hold not only trout, but huge catfish and trophy bass. Take for instance this monster landed by 20-year-old Kyle Gentry of Oakdale [...]
For decades the San Joaquin River disappeared from maps between Friant Dam and the confluence with the Merced River, now thanks to a partnership between state water officials, farmers and environmental groups the river has returned and with it hopes for a long extinct salmon population to return. It has been decades since the river [...]
In promotion of his new autobiography Royal Robbins is making a tour of local REI stores in the Bay Area. If you’re not familiar with Royal Robbins and his Yosemite connection then take a look at this interview from SFGate.com. Q: What is involved in “An Evening With Climbing Legend Royal Robbins”? A: I give [...]
The iconic Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park is staying put at least for another 10 years. Photo by Nicola Corboy. Many people don’t realize that all the business operating within the park must obtain a concessionaires contract and that contracts may expire. This is even true of the iconic Ansel Adams Gallery in [...]