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View straight down from Half Dome

| October 19, 2005
View straight down from Half Dome

View straight down from Half Dome Originally uploaded by rbackman. I didn’t recognize the photographer in this shot at first. Ryan had sent me an email a few months back asking about good backpacking and hiking within Yosemite and which I’d recommend. Looks like Ryan and his wife had a great time and took lots […]

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The Ahwahnee, National Historic Landmark

| October 19, 2005
The Ahwahnee, National Historic Landmark

The Ahwahnee, National Historic Landmark Originally uploaded by Chuck and Vicki Rogers. Another great shot from Chuck and Vicki Rogers of the Ahwahnee Hotel. There’s a note on flickr.com from a viewer about Ansel Adams playing piano at the Ahwahnee. It is, in fact, true. Ansel was an accomplished pianist at a very young age […]

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The Ahwahnee by Gilbert Stanley Underwood

| October 19, 2005
The Ahwahnee by Gilbert Stanley Underwood

The Ahwahnee by Gilbert Stanley Underwood Originally uploaded by Chuck and Vicki Rogers. Chuck and Vicki Rogers took this great shot of the Ahwahnee Lodge. Though the Ahwahnee is shaded in trees now it once stood at the edge of a meadow. There also used to be a golf course or so I’m told. Did […]

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Curry Village

| October 19, 2005
Curry Village

YNP1_DSC_0091 Originally uploaded by justinm. Justin took this great pic of Curry Village. In case you’ve never been to Curry Village the “room and board” is a little more rustic than most other hotels in the park. Curry Village is famous for its tent cabins. Each cabin is usually a bed (or two) and a […]

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Only A Few Days Left Until Yosemite Climbing Art Auction

| October 19, 2005
Only A Few Days Left Until Yosemite Climbing Art Auction

Just a few more days until the Yosemite Climbing Association art auction at the Ansel Adams Gallery and it sounds like it’s going to be a lot of fun. There’s going to be lots of great artwork by some of the greats artists of our time including: Galen Rowell, Greg Epperson, Vern Clevenger, Chris Falkenstein, […]

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Tuolumne Grove Closed For Fire Management

| October 18, 2005
Tuolumne Grove Closed For Fire Management

“The Tuolumne Grove Of Giant Sequoias will be closed (for visitor safety) October 17th and 18th due to the PW-3 prescribed fire. Fire Managers anticipate re-opening the grove on Wednesday the 19th conditions permitting. ” (NPS) Technorati Tags: fire, sequoia, yosemite

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Half Dome Cables Taken Down For Season

| October 18, 2005
Half Dome Cables Taken Down For Season

If you’re headed to Yosemite to climb the cables on the back of Half Dome then you might want to switch to an alternate hike. The cables were taken down by the NPS last Wednesday in preparation for the winter. NPS: “The cables on Half Dome in Yosemite National Park were taken down on Wednesday, […]

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A Simple Rule

| October 14, 2005
A Simple Rule

The other day, when my wife and I were in Curry Village, we witnessed 3 Asian men down on their hands and knees on the path between the store and the pizza shop trying to coax a squirrel into letting them touch it (would have had pics but I wasn’t fast enough with my camera). […]

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3 More Campgrounds Close for Season

| October 14, 2005
3 More Campgrounds Close for Season

Winter is coming quickly and with it more campground closings. North Pines, Crane Flat and the Backpackers Walk-In Campground in Yosemite Valley have all closed for the season. Hodgon Meadow is now on a first-come first-served basis. Technorati Tags: camping, yosemite

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Something Interesting

| October 11, 2005
Something Interesting

Something Interesting Originally uploaded by Campin’ Guy. My son in our family room. Notice his shirt? Yes, it does say “Yosemite” on it. Gotta break ’em in young ya’ know. He loves going to the Park and hanging out as much as Daddy does. Of course, he get carried when he walks farther than his […]

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