Posting is going to be light this weekend as we’re heading off to the High Sierra along Highway 108. I hope everyone has a great weekend and a wonderful Memorial Day. I’ll see you in a few days.
NPR has a very interesting Morning Edition this morning with a clip about what it’s like to be an NPS employee and trying to raise a family. Be sure to give it a listen. NPR: “Doug Warnock and his wife raised five children in lodges, cabins and even tents in Yosemite, Carlsbad Caverns and Chaco […]
If you’re looking to go across the Sierra there’s good news, Highway’s 108 and 4 are both clear and open. If you’re waiting to cross on Highway 120 or to visit the Yosemite High Country, you’re going to have a wait a bit longer however. News 10: “Caltrans crews re-opened Sonora Pass on Highway 108 […]
Seems the warm temperatures, beautiful weather, and the lure of gushing waterfalls has brought another flood to Yosemite Valley, this one of people. Union Democrat: “Spectacular springtime waterfalls drew so many people to Yosemite National Park last weekend that some visitors were asked to wait an hour before entering Yosemite Valley. Park officials said people […]
Here’s an article from the Manteca Bulletin that gives a pretty good description what it’s like in Yosemite right now. Manteca Bulletin: “Avoiding Yosemite Valley on Memorial Day weekend has been standard advice for years. It is when the tourist season officially starts with a crush of Bay Area folks joining visitors from around the […]
Inside of a car it’s easy to miss much of the beauty the Sierra Nevada has to offer. From an open top vehicle or on a motorcycle; however, you become immersed in the world around you. Here’s an interesting article I came across about motorcycle touring down the Eastern Sierra. IOL.co.za: “With gigantic mountain ranges […]