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Backpacker Missing in the White Wolf Area

| September 9, 2005
Backpacker Missing in the White Wolf Area

Yosemite National Park is asking for assistance from the public in obtaining information about a missing backpacker. Leon Zheng is believed to have started a solo trip around September 2, 2005 in Yosemite National Park. A full-scale search for Zheng was initiated on September 7, 2005, involving about 30 ground searchers, dog teams, and helicopters. […]

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What A View

| September 8, 2005
What A View

Man painting Originally uploaded by Eclipse Pics. Eclipse took this excellent shot of a gentleman painting in Yosemite. That’s quite a painting he’s working on. I wonder how long it took him to do it. Great shot Eclipse.

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Yosemite Meetup

| September 8, 2005
Yosemite Meetup

The Flickr Yosemite Group meetup is this Saturday at the Visitors Center in Tuolumne Meadows at 8 am. You don’t have to be a member of the group to go, only that you’re interested in Yosemite. There’s more information on the Groups Message Thread. If you’re a Yosemite Blog reader and you think you’ll be […]

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Then Why Are They Called Black Bears?

| September 6, 2005
Then Why Are They Called Black Bears?

Here’s an interesting little tidbit. 91% of Yosemite’s bears are some shade of brown. Only 2% are truly black.(NPS) Technorati Tags: bears, information, yosemite

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3 Campgrounds Closed for Season

| September 6, 2005
3 Campgrounds Closed for Season

Tamarack Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek campgrounds closed Monday September 5th for the season. (NPS) Technorati Tags: camping, yosemite

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Heading Out on the John Muir Trail? Don’t forget the fishing pole

| September 5, 2005
Heading Out on the John Muir Trail? Don't forget the fishing pole

By now everyone’s heard the old standby “Why did you climb the mountain? Because it was there.” But if you’re like me (I never leave home without a fishing rod on my pack) and someone asked you “Why did you hike the John Muir Trail?” you could say “Because there were trout.” If you could […]

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End of Summer

| September 5, 2005
End of Summer

That’s it! Summer is over. Everyone can go home now folks. Time to start Christmas shopping.

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Climber Aims to Bring Awareness to Organ Donation

| September 4, 2005
Climber Aims to Bring Awareness to Organ Donation

KESQ News: “A woman who has climbed several of the world’s best-known peaks since surviving a heart transplant ten years ago, began her toughest ascent yet today — the sheer, nearly three-thousand-foot-high face of El Capitan. 43-year-old Kelly Perkins started what’s expected to be five days of vertical climbing and camping on the massive granite […]

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A Question For The Readers

| September 3, 2005
A Question For The Readers

I have a question. How many of you that backpack or hike use GPS units and which one do you use? Please answer in the comments (click comments) below. Thanks

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Working In Yosemite Experience To Remember For Interns

| September 1, 2005
Working In Yosemite Experience To Remember For Interns

Rochester Eccentric: “Janine Dauzy saw a lot of black bears this summer. She saw so many, in fact, that she knew the tag numbers on about 15 of them by heart. She recognized their individual behaviors – which one stole a granola bar from a campground and which was roaming with her cubs among tents, […]

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