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A Bunch of Real Life Heroes

A Bunch of Real Life Heroes

September 19, 2007 | Comments (0)

I’d like to take a second to focus on a great group of guys and gals who work tirelessly day and night, in rain and snow risking their own lives to help others. Their work reads like an adventure novel. Their exploits seem almost fictional but in truth they’re quite real. I’m not talking about […]

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Royal Robbins: Highlights Of His High Life

Royal Robbins: Highlights Of His High Life

September 12, 2007 | Comments (0)

Growing up in Modesto California you couldn’t help but be familiar with Royal Robbins, one of the innovators of big wall climbing in Yosemite. In fact, Royal and wife Liz’s clothing was for a long time a favorite among locals. I still have a couple of pair of Blue Water shorts. Those things last forever. […]

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No Gas in Yosemite

No Gas in Yosemite

September 3, 2007 | Comments (0)

The Crane Flat Service Station, located at the junction of the Big Oak Flat Road and Tioga Road, will be closed September 10th through October 15th 2007 for system upgrades. No gas will be available during the renovation period so be sure to mark your calendar if you’re heading into the park and plan ahead […]

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Bring History to Life with the Yosemite Theatre

Bring History to Life with the Yosemite Theatre

August 22, 2007 | Comments (0)

One of the great experiences of Yosemite you’ll not want to miss is the Yosemite Theater. This season Lee Stetson portrays John Muir in three shows a week; “Conversations with a Tramp” play on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the theater behind the Visitor’s Center, and on Sunday nights attend a Campfire chat at the Happy […]

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Video: Introduction To Yosemite from OpenRoad.TV

Video: Introduction To Yosemite from OpenRoad.TV

August 20, 2007 | Comments (0)

Here’s a great introductory video from OpenRoad.tv with Doug McConnel. I really like their presentations and I’m glad they’re on YouTube. Watch and enjoy.

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Save Water. It's a Good Idea

Save Water. It’s a Good Idea

August 14, 2007 | Comments (0)

This years drier than normal winter means water is in short supply this summer. In several areas flush toilets have been already replaced by portolets in an effort to conserve water. If you’re going to be staying in Yosemite over the next couple of months here’s how you can do your part to help conserve. […]

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Do the Crime in Yosemite, Do the Time in Yosemite (well sort of)

Do the Crime in Yosemite, Do the Time in Yosemite (well sort of)

August 5, 2007 | Comments (0)

Most people have seen or heard the commercials “What happen in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” but when you run afoul the law in Yosemite “What happens in Yosemite, Stays in Yosemite.” That’s because Yosemite is one of only two National Parks (the other being Yellowstone) that have it’s own court house. So when you get […]

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Want Something to Do Tonight? Come Sit by the Campfire

Want Something to Do Tonight? Come Sit by the Campfire

July 28, 2007 | Comments (0)

One of the great things about staying in a big campground in Yosemite like White Wolf, Tuolumne Meadows, Wawona, or Crane Flat is the evening campfire. The campfire starts at 8pm every night and features lectures, sing-a-longs and music, items of local interest and much more. So grab your blanket, your favorite beverage and your […]

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Want To Do Something Different? Go Rafting!

Want To Do Something Different? Go Rafting!

July 27, 2007 | Comments (0)

Most people don’t associate Yosemite with white water rafting but hey, some of the best white water in California is just outside the park and this year construction projects up river mean you’ll be able to raft all summer long! Zephyr White Water Expeditions: Due to the lowering of upstream reservoirs for routine maintenance (done […]

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More Smoke in the Valley

More Smoke in the Valley

July 19, 2007 | Comments (0)

The smoke you’re seeing in the Valley and on the webcams is from a controlled burn set to take place this morning. The burn is approximately 36 acres and runs between the Merced River and Southside Drive, from El Cap Crossover to the Sentinel Beach Picnic Area and is projected to last one day. If […]

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