Here’s an article showing how we can pull the plug on Hetch Hetchy and San Francisco will get along just fine. I’ve always believed the same thing. We are humans after all and we do adapt. Here’s the article. My Motherlode.com: “Researchers released a major study regarding the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, revealing that practical, reasonably […]
Looks like the repairs to the Half Dome trail are almost completed and the trail will be opening normally through October 10th when the cables will be taken down for the season. “The work to repair the Sub Dome segment of the Half Dome Trail will be completed at 4 pm on Thursday, September 29, […]
“Contractors begin work today on the bus stop. A temporary stop will be in place forward of the current stop to pick up passengers. Please observe traffic signs and drive slowly in the area. YARTS will not be stopping at the Ahwahnee, please board the bus at one of the other Valley locations. ” (NPS) […]
“Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the “Yosemite Facelift” September 22-25, 2005. This annual event is organized by the Yosemite Climbing Association to help clean up the park after the long and busy summer season. Volunteers are needed to pick up litter at various locations in Yosemite […]
“The best autumn colors occur under dry and cool but not freezing weather. The National Weather Service has posted their seasonal outlooks indicating that weather in the central Sierra this fall is likely to be warmer and drier than average, so we could be in for a spectacular fall display. Leaves have been using pigments […]
It looks like there’s been a decrease in bear related activities this year. Last year there were a reported 582 bear incidents by this time. This year it’s been reduced by more than half to only 256 bear incidents. I hope this is due to an increased natural food supply and bears learning what’s theirs […]
Just took a look at the Poll over there in the sidebar. So far it looks like the overwhelming majority support limiting the amount of days people can camp at one of the developed campgrounds within The Park. Now is the chance to make your voice heard. Simply select your answer and click the Vote […]
Monitor Pass Originally uploaded by tmbs03. Just a little way north of Yosemite you can take a great sidetrip over Highway 89’s Monitor Pass and follow in the footsteps of Joseph Leconte, one of Yosemite’s most outspoken patrons. Here’s a great photo of Monitor Pass taken by none other than…MY WIFE! Nice shot.