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My body is sliding out of control towards the base of the upper falls. Before I even let out a scream, I plunge into the roaring rapids…

| June 6, 2005
My body is sliding out of control towards the base of the upper falls. Before I even let out a scream, I plunge into the roaring rapids...

“As I feel my body cool down, I watch a group of Fresno teenagers make way from the trees returning to the main trail. The leader and I exchange smiles. He asks me how would a cool misty spray feel right about now. I answer with a slight nod of the head. He explains that […]

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Tioga Road Cleared But Not Ready For Business

| June 6, 2005
Tioga Road Cleared But Not Ready For Business

Kudos to the hard working men and women working on plowing the Tioga Road. They’ve managed to get past Ohlmstead Point and have met up where the Mono County crew left off. The road is still closed but some segments will be opening soon. There is hope to have the road completely opened by the […]

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Where Have All The Rangers Gone?

| June 6, 2005
Where Have All The Rangers Gone?

The LA Times ran an article on the decline of Park Rangers within America’s National Parks and how many a private citizen are helping out. Very interesting. There’s a snippet below. LA Times:”If there are four or five programs a night, maybe only one is done by a National Park Service ranger,” said Scott Gediman, […]

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Have You Voted Yet?

| June 6, 2005
Have You Voted Yet?

Hmmm…so far on this months poll, “Do you think Hetch Hetchy should be restored?”, it’s tied. 3 people have voted “yes” and 3 have voted “no”. Have you voted yet?

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What is your favorite thing to do in Yosemite?

| June 4, 2005
What is your favorite thing to do in Yosemite?

Here’s the results from the latest poll. This one ran for an entire month which I think is a better idea right now. That gives everyone a chance to vote in the poll. It appears that 40% of you, the Yosemite Blog readers, like to take pictures when you’re visiting Yosemite. And why not, it’s […]

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Yosemite Blog Given 8 Stars from BlogCruiser

| June 4, 2005
Yosemite Blog Given 8 Stars from BlogCruiser

A big “thank you” to Blog Cruiser who gave us 8 stars! 8! woooo-hhhooooo! Doin’ the happy dance. Doin’ the happy dance.

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Bear Foraging For Food

| June 1, 2005
Bear Foraging For Food

Bear Foraging For Food Originally uploaded by Campin’ Guy. On this most recent trip to the park the highlight of my day was catching this young bear cropping in a meadow at Crane Flat.

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Sunrise and Half Dome

| June 1, 2005
Sunrise and Half Dome

Sunrise and Half Dome Originally uploaded by Campin’ Guy. We left home about 3 am and got to Glacier Point in time to catch a marvelous sunrise. Glad I could share it with ya.

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Burning Set To Begin In Yosemite

| June 1, 2005
Burning Set To Begin In Yosemite

Headed up to Yosemite sometime soon? Don’t be alarmed if you see fires or if the air is full of smoke. The 2005 controlled fire season is set to start with fires planned for El Portal and the Wawona areas. Controlled fires help remove fuels and undergrowth which could otherwise lead to devastating wildfires within […]

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Of Road Work and Potholes

| June 1, 2005
Of Road Work and Potholes

One of the things I noticed yesterday while in the Park is that there is still a lot of road repair being done. If you’re headed up to the Park be prepared to experience short waits on almost all the roads within the Park. And definitely beware of the potholes! Some are deep enough that […]

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