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

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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Thinking About The John Muir Trail? Here’s One You’re Not Going To Want To Miss

| August 30, 2005
Thinking About The John Muir  Trail? Here's One You're Not Going To Want To Miss

Passing through some of the most beautiful and rugged country, the John Muir Trail epitomizes High Sierra backpacking to many a hiker. When I started researching the trail while planning a backpacking trip I looked through many, many books and one of the best I found was the“Guide to the John Muir Trail” by Thomas […]

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360 Degree Panorama from Matterhorn Peak

| August 29, 2005
360 Degree Panorama from Matterhorn Peak

360 Degree Panorama from Matterhorn Peak (VIEW FULL SIZE!) Originally uploaded by mlog. Misha posted this awesome image of a 360 degree panorama from the top of Matterhorn Peak. You’ve gotta see this thing at full size. All the surrounding peaks are labeled. Very interesting. Nice job, Misha.

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Pick Some Apples, Save Some Bears!

| August 29, 2005
Pick Some Apples, Save Some Bears!

The 8th Annual Yosemite Valley Apple Picking is taking place Tuesday and Wednesday at Curry Village(Tuesday) and Lamon’s Apple Orchard(Wednesday). These ripe apples attract bears to developed areas and alter their natural diets. By removing the apples, bears will return to natural food sources found throughout the park and not become exposed to humans and […]

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Congratulations Shannon and Chad

| August 29, 2005
Congratulations Shannon and Chad

Congratulations to Shannon and Chad who were engaged at Bridalveil Fall this weekend. Here’s to a happy and prosperous relationship. Cheers! Technorati Tags: yosemite

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TV, Internet at lodges taint Yosemite’s allure for some

| August 27, 2005
TV, Internet at lodges taint Yosemite's allure for some

Here’s an interesting article from over at the Contra Costa Times about the recent addition of wireless internet in Yosemite. Personally there’ve been times when I’ve been in the Park and wished to be able to get online to check the news or weather. Of course, I’m also the guy who takes my laptop camping […]

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Back Door Fire Scorching Earth Near Hodgdon Meadown

| August 26, 2005
Back Door Fire Scorching Earth Near Hodgdon Meadown

“A new fire was detected in the park today. It is called the Back Door Fire and is burning in the Hodgdon Meadow area just west of the campground. This fire is being suppressed because of its proximity to the Hodgdon community. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Firefighters are being aided in […]

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