Roads leading into Yosemite have reopened but it’s going to be a few days before the mess left behind from last weeks powerful storm gets cleaned up and full operation of park facilities resume.
Category: Yosemite Valley News
Hey it was just a few rocks who were tired of hanging around.
Still no word on missing Yosemite hiker, Katrin Lehmann. I put in a call to Scott Gediman to find out if there was any new information but his office has yet to call me back. As soon as I find out anything I’ll let you know. I’ve received a ton of emails from people expressing [...]
That’s it. The headline pretty much says it. I know I’ll be heading up to this ski area for opening weekend! The snow is amazing -I spoke with the Director of Guest Recreation who took a few “test turns” today, and he was really impressed with how nice the skiing was – firm but soft [...]
As Loyd mentioned, yes, there was a rockfall yesterday above Curry Village. I’m uploading yesterday’s pics to flickr, will post link to slideshow here shortly. I am fine. Yes, there was ANOTHER rockfall this morning shortly before 7. I was at my computer in my bathrobe and slippers, and felt the earthquake. *Then* I heard [...]
On Wednesday, July 30, 2008 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, the National Park Service will be holding an open house at the Visitors Center Auditorium in Yosemite Valley. Visitors are invited to: Talk to park staff and listen to presentations given throughout the day Review newly released documents and reports Submit comments on proposed projects and [...]
According to the Mariposa Gazette: A large boulder slid onto the east bound lane of [Highway 140] approximately one mile from the [Briceburg Grade] late Monday afternoon. CHP and Cal Trans are on scene for traffic control. A closure expected to last hours has not yet been announced as equipment must be transported from Merced [...]
The Yosemite Climbing Association Newsletter is out and it looks like the Yosemite Facelift was an overwhelming success again this year. Yosemite Climbing Association: “The 2007 Facelift was very successful. The final count was 2,945 volunteers that contributed 18,335 man hours. The cleaning was contagious as people jumped in to help participants fill their bags. [...]
The National Park Service has released their plan for overhauling the Tunnel View Overlook, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the park, but some of the ideas presented may not be that popular with locals including removing trees so visitors can see better. Hanford Sentinel: “The proposed $2.3 million plan would expand public [...]
The impact of last winters lower than normal snowpack and dry spring is making it’s mark in Yosemite where water conservation efforts are in full swing for visitors and Yosemite Fall, top of everyones list visiting the park as a “must see”, is down to nothing. The Modesto Bee: “The impact is visible across the [...]