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Yosemite Meetup

| September 8, 2005
Yosemite Meetup

The Flickr Yosemite Group meetup is this Saturday at the Visitors Center in Tuolumne Meadows at 8 am. You don’t have to be a member of the group to go, only that you’re interested in Yosemite. There’s more information on the Groups Message Thread. If you’re a Yosemite Blog reader and you think you’ll be […]

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Then Why Are They Called Black Bears?

| September 6, 2005
Then Why Are They Called Black Bears?

Here’s an interesting little tidbit. 91% of Yosemite’s bears are some shade of brown. Only 2% are truly black.(NPS) Technorati Tags: bears, information, yosemite

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3 Campgrounds Closed for Season

| September 6, 2005
3 Campgrounds Closed for Season

Tamarack Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek campgrounds closed Monday September 5th for the season. (NPS) Technorati Tags: camping, yosemite

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Heading Out on the John Muir Trail? Don’t forget the fishing pole

| September 5, 2005
Heading Out on the John Muir Trail? Don't forget the fishing pole

By now everyone’s heard the old standby “Why did you climb the mountain? Because it was there.” But if you’re like me (I never leave home without a fishing rod on my pack) and someone asked you “Why did you hike the John Muir Trail?” you could say “Because there were trout.” If you could […]

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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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