Come spend a night in the heart of the Sierra just outside Yosemite National Park at Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging.

3 Feet Of Snow Expected By Friday Night

| November 30, 2005
3 Feet Of Snow Expected By Friday Night

Wow! Up to 3 feet (36″) of snow is expected by Friday night at the higher elevations in Yosemite! Technorati Tags: weather, yosemite

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Superintendent Tollefson and Conservationists Agree, Budget Cuts Are Hurting Our National Parks

| November 30, 2005
Superintendent Tollefson and Conservationists Agree, Budget Cuts Are Hurting Our National Parks

ContraCostaTimes.com: America faces a stiff challenge to prevent deterioration of its national parks because of tight budgets, park superintendents and conservationists say. Yosemite and other parks have slowed repairs on trails, roads and campgrounds, and reduced nature hikes because there are fewer rangers to lead them, park superintendents said Monday in a public hearing by […]

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A Few Days Left For This Months Poll

| November 26, 2005
A Few Days Left For This Months Poll

It’s getting close to the end of the month and almost time for a new poll. But wait, there’s still time for you to vote. What is your favorite season in Yosemite? The poll is in the far right column. Have at it! Technorati Tags: yosemite

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Tioga Pass Open a Few Days More

| November 23, 2005
Tioga Pass Open a Few Days More

If you want to do something memorable this Thanksgiving try heading up to Tuolumne Meadows. Yup, Tioga Pass is still open and you can still get through. Better hurry though. Come Friday there’s snow expected down to 8,000 feet with rain at lower elevations. I think that’ll pretty much be it for the Tioga Road […]

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Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

| November 23, 2005
Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

NPS: Yosemite National Park announced today that camping fees will increase beginning January 1, 2006. Campgrounds affected by the rate increase are Upper Pines, Lower Pines, and North Pines in Yosemite Valley, Hodgdon Meadows and Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Wawona. Rates in these campgrounds will increase from $18/ night to $20/ night. Additionally, first-come, […]

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Sierra Glaciers Disappearing at Alarming Rate, Scientists Report

| November 21, 2005
Sierra Glaciers Disappearing at Alarming Rate, Scientists Report

A great story aired on KXTV 10, the local news station out of Sacramento that serves the Yosemite region, on the shrinking glaciers of the Sierra and Yosemite. I wasn’t able to get the online video to work but the story is great. Be sure you check out the Reporters Notebook after you read the […]

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Upper Pines Sold Out for Thanksgiving

| November 17, 2005
Upper Pines Sold Out for Thanksgiving

The NPS is reporting that Upper Pines campground is sold out Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and almost sold out for Saturday. Looks like it’s going to be a busy Thanksgiving. Visitors are being asked to try Wawona, Hodgdon Meadow, or Camp 4. Technorati Tags: camping, national parks, yosemite

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Happy Birthday Edie!

| November 17, 2005
Happy Birthday Edie!

Hey everybody! Today is Edie’s birthday! Happy birthday Edie!

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Tioga Pass Cam Goes Active

| November 14, 2005
Tioga Pass Cam Goes Active

Have you seen the Tioga Pass cam? The cam was put in place by UCSD as part of the California Applications Program, a study to help better forecast weather and improve the accuracy of weather forecasts. The camera captures 4 times a day. Pretty cool. Technorati Tags: California, news, webcam, yosemite

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Half Dome Crazy

| November 13, 2005
Half Dome Crazy

Amy Balfour wrote this awesome article which appeared in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel about her experience hiking the backside of Half Dome. You have to read it. It’s fantastically witty, humorous, and engaging. Here’s a clip to get you warmed up. Sun-Sentinel : “I approach the cables on this warm July 4th weekend, scrutinizing my […]

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