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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
The California Aggie: Hikers and searchers discovered a body in Yosemite National Park on Saturday evening that may belong to a UC Davis exchange student who was reported missing two weeks ago, park officials announced Monday. The Mariposa Coroner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy on the body at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to verify whether […]
Davis Enterprise: A body discovered Saturday morning in Yosemite National Park may be that of a missing UC Davis exchange student. The National Park Service, which has led the investigation into the June disappearance of 25-year-old Hyun Do Ahn, was expected to issue a news release about the discovery later today. However, a source close […]