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Wake Up! You're in Camp 4!

Wake Up! You’re in Camp 4!

July 30, 2007 | Comments (0)

If you’re one of those people who love the idea of staying in historic Camp 4, the longtime home of climbing in Yosemite, or you just couldn’t get a reservation and want to try your hand at the “first come first served” campsites then take a look at this great photo Terry Chay stitched together [...]

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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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Photo of the Day: by Rivermusic

Photo of the Day: by Rivermusic

July 25, 2007 | Comments (0)

Brian, aka Rivermusic on Flickr, tagged this photo AND emailed me a link hoping to get it in as a Photo of the Day. Well, Brian, here ya’ go. Quite an excellent shot. Very nicely done. Photo by Rivermusic via Flickr.

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Missing: Fred Claassen

Missing: Fred Claassen

July 24, 2007 | Comments (1)

Fred Claassen entered the Hoover Wilderness from Twin Lakes on Thursday, July 31, 2003 for a short hiking trip to Crown Lake. He planned to traverse Mule and Burro passes and return to Twin Lakes cross-country via Matterhorn Pass and the Horse Creek drainage. Due back Monday, August 4th hikers reported seeing him last at [...]

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Video: Hiking Half Dome the Day Nohara Died

Video: Hiking Half Dome the Day Nohara Died

July 23, 2007 | Comments (1)

Here’s a video of the hike up Half Dome from June 16, 2007, the day Hirofumi Nohara died after losing his footing on the trail. The amount of people waiting to climb the cables is unreal.

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Climbing Lost Arrow Spire

Climbing Lost Arrow Spire

July 23, 2007 | Comments (0)

If you’ve ever thought about trying your hand at climbing any of Yosemite’s granite walls here’s a great video to watch of the climb up Lost Arrow Spire including the Tyrollean Traverse. Nice job guys.

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Kai's First Trip to Yosemite: Will I find a campground to stay in?

Kai’s First Trip to Yosemite: Will I find a campground to stay in?

July 23, 2007 | Comments (1)

Kai writes in: I have a friend visiting soon and we wish to visit Yosemite during the first weekend of August. We’re looking to camp and I know it’s busy during summer, the problem is it seems like all the campgrounds are fully booked, but that’ll be the only time available as my friend will [...]

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Don't Like the Smell of Sweaty Feet? Don't Cancel Your Trip Yet.

Don’t Like the Smell of Sweaty Feet? Don’t Cancel Your Trip Yet.

July 20, 2007 | Comments (0)

I spoke to Adrienne Freeman with the National Park Service yesterday and if you’ve been thinking about canceling your trip to Yosemite because the prospect of smelling the aroma of sweaty-feet from the recently discovered Yosemite bog-orchid, don’t worry about it. The populations of the flowers are so small you probably won’t notice the smell [...]

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Take a Tour with Your Own Tour Guide

Take a Tour with Your Own Tour Guide

July 19, 2007 | Comments (2)

Yosemite is a large, wondrous place but unless you have your own tour guide it’s hard to know what you’re seeing. That’s why the National Park Service, Yosemite Association and Big Escapes came up with the Explorer, a handheld device that leads you on a personalized video tour of the Lower Yosemite Falls loop. Developed [...]

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