‘Shattered Air’ Remembered A Little Differently By Hikers

| August 20, 2005
'Shattered Air' Remembered A Little Differently By Hikers

A new book, “Shattered Air : A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite’s Half Dome” (Bob Madgic), tells the story of a group of hikers who ventured to the top of Half Dome and were caught in a thunderstorm. But for one group of hikers from Carmel California, the version in the book […]

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YODOGS: Yosemite’s Four Footed Heroes

| August 17, 2005
YODOGS: Yosemite's Four Footed Heroes

Ok. YODOGS rock. Friends of YOSAR: most of the YODOGs are “area dogs.” This means that instead of following a scent trail, the canine team is assigned to a specific area and the dog’s job is to find every person or fairly large object (like a pack) with human scent on it within that area. […]

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A Get Together in Yosemite

| August 16, 2005
A Get Together in Yosemite

In case you hadn’t heard the Flickr Yosemite group is going to be having a meetup in the Park in early September. If you’re interested in Yosemite this is a great chance to meet some very knowledgeable people and have some fun with your camera in the park. For more information check out the group […]

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Rangers Offer Advice for Staying Safe

| August 15, 2005
Rangers Offer Advice for Staying Safe

The Modesto Bee: “STAYING SAFE Yosemite National Park rangers offer the following safety tips for hikers: BEFORE YOU LEAVE — Tell someone exactly where you’re going, the route you’re taking and when you’ll be back. “SITUATIONAL AWARENESS” — Analyze the weather and trail conditions before you leave, always be cautious, and understand that the conditions […]

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Going hiking in Yosemite? Keep on your toes.

| August 15, 2005
Going hiking in Yosemite? Keep on your toes.

The Modesto Bee: “Hikers on Yosemite National Park’s Mist Trail are typically a joyful group, awed by the postcard image of the plunging, 320-foot Vernal Fall.Two weekends ago, however, people on the winding trail turned somber after a man slipped into the water directly above the fall and disappeared over the precipice. “It was weird, […]

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A Spectacular Light Show Comes to Yosemite

| August 12, 2005
A Spectacular Light Show Comes to Yosemite

Friday night will be a spectacular night in Yosemite when the traveling light show comes to town. No, the circus isn’t coming to Yosemite. It’s the Perseid Meteor Shower. This annual event has provided a spectacular light show in the August night sky with the last few years being more spectacular than the last. So […]

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Ahn Likely Killed Traversing Creek

| August 11, 2005
Ahn Likely Killed Traversing Creek

Hyundo Ahn, a 25-year-old South Korean exchange student who had just completed a year at the University of California/Davis, obtained a wilderness permit for an ambitious eleven-day hike on the John Muir Trail from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney on June 20th. After the hike, Ahn planned to visit several other sites in the U.S. […]

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Thank you

| August 10, 2005
Thank you

A big heartfelt ‘thank you’ to all the people who sent their birthday wishes along this morning. Thanks guys. 🙂

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Yosemite Body Identified as Missing UCD Student

| August 10, 2005
Yosemite Body Identified as Missing UCD Student

CBS 5: “A body discovered in a remote Yosemite canyon was identified Tuesday as a foreign exchange student who went missing June 20, authorities said. South Korean University student Hyun Do Ahn, 25, had studied English for a year at the University of California, Davis when he set out alone to hike from Yosemite National […]

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A peaceful pond near Tioga Pass

| August 9, 2005
A peaceful pond near Tioga Pass

A peaceful pond near Tioga Pass Originally uploaded by mlog. I’ve posted a lot of Misha’s photos of the Yosemite high country and with good reason, they’re fantastic. Here’s another one of Misha’s shots, this one of Mt Gibbs and a peaceful pond near Yosemite National Parks eastern entrance at Tioga Pass. Great job, Misha.

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