Good thing it’s the start of the slow season in Yosemite right?
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.
One of the 8 recorded cases of Hantavirus stemming from Yosemite National Park reportedly contracted the virus while staying in one of the parks High Sierra Camps not Curry Village, the first reported case in the park from outside Yosemite Valley.
The California Department of Public Health is reporting four additional cases of Hantavirus in visitors who stayed at the tent cabins in the Boystown area of Curry Village. Boystown has been closed indefinitely.
It’s unfortunate that with all big news stories, there’s a lot of misinformation being spread about the hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite. Don’t let the fear of the hantavirus ruin your Labor Day weekend in Yosemite. With a little information you’re as safe in Yosemite as you are in your own home.
Another visitor has died and a fourth case of hantavirus has been found.
What do you think, is there a way to make Yosemite safer for the public? What’s your solution? How do you feel? Tell us!
In Yosemite, where the seasons are shorter because of the altitude, summer is often the only time when road work can be completed.
Just in time for Free Entry Week (aka National Parks Week) the National Park Service has released this great video on the dangerousness of water in Yosemite.
According to our good friend Jeffrey Trust at Yosemite NPS, plowing has begun on Tioga Pass Road. Unfortunately, they haven’t issued a report yet. Hopefully reports will soon be posted online. You can follow along here: Tioga Pass Road plowing update page Be sure to bookmark it, and visit often! Are you aching to get over [...]