If you’re a big fan of back country, winter camping on ski’s or snowshoes then you’re not going to want to miss the Ostrander Ski Hut lottery. It’s your one sure chance to get a reservation at one of the most beautiful places to stay in the park in winter and still have a warm bed to sleep in.
I’d been hearing that reservations for Yosemite campgrounds would be going on sale early this year but it looks like the November 15th opening date has been pushed back a few weeks.
In January 1997 the Yosemite Creek Campground bridge was destroyed by flood. Now, after 13 years the campground the bridge is rebuilt.
There’s been a lot of people getting pretty worked up in the last few weeks about some cabins damaged during a rockfall at Curry Village. The jist of it is the NPS is trying to decide what to do with the cabins. Well here’s the inside scoop. They’re crap. Some of the damaged cabins at [...]
Tent cabins at the High Sierra Camps offer shelter from the wind and rain without having to lug a heavy tent yourself. Photo by Steve Ryan. If you’ve been thinking about spending the night at one of the High Sierra Camps you’re in luck, applications for Summer 2010 lottery will be accepted online until November [...]
Map of the fires burn activity as of August 31st courtesy National Park Service. As the main activity of the Big Meadow Fire moves to the north-northwest residents of Old El Portal and guests of the Yosemite View Lodge are allowed to return. At 7:30 PM on Monday, August 31, the evacuation of Old El [...]
The Ahwahnee Hotel. Photo by sevenblock. The National Park Service has given the OK for the Ahwahnee to reopen tomorrow, August 28th at 4:00 p.m. After a geologic assessment of the area today, the decision was made to reopen the Ahwahnee at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 28. This opening is contingent on no further [...]
I am needs moar wifi. Photo by Davezilla. @lindermichael: Breaking news…Curry gets WIFI in the guest lounge. NICE!
I get a lot of emails asking “where do you eat when you’re in Yosemite?” The first time I spent the night in the Village, my honeymoon, I had no idea either. We ended up eating in the Cafeteria in Yosemite Lodge right as they were closing and had already cleaned up most of the [...]