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

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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Happy Birthday NPS

| August 25, 2005
Happy Birthday NPS

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson approved an act of Congress creating the National Park Service and directing it “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life [in the national parks] and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as […]

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Water Involved Accidents Claim the Lives of Two Visitors

| August 24, 2005
Water Involved Accidents Claim the Lives of Two Visitors

NPS: Two visitors in Yosemite National Park have died in the last week due to water-related accidents. Rachael Neil, 22, of Mesa. Arizona was hiking with friends on the John Muir Trail above Nevada Fall. Neil slipped while jumping from rock to rock about ¼ mile above the waterfall and was pulled down stream and […]

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How to Release a Fish in Fly Fishing

| August 24, 2005
How to Release a Fish in Fly Fishing

Fishing in Yosemite is one of my favorite things to do. To me there’s just something magical about standing in a river with a long stick and trying to put myself in the mindset of the fish not to mention all the wonderous and beautiful places I go in pursuit of the sport. ehow.com has […]

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Irish Citizen killed in Yosemite fall

| August 24, 2005
Irish Citizen killed in Yosemite fall

RTE News: “The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that an Irish man died following a fall at the Yosemite National Park in the US state of California yesterday morning. It is believed the man was hiking with three friends in the Yosemite Falls area of the park when he lost his footing and fell […]

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Body of Missing Kayaker Found

| August 24, 2005
Body of Missing Kayaker Found

MyMotherLode.com: “Authorities say a body discovered in the Tuolumne River over the weekend may be that of a kayaker missing since June. Lt. George Ruckman of the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office says the body was discovered Saturday in the Clavey Falls area where a man kayaking with three others went under the water and became […]

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