Just a little side note. Since I added the feature so late in the week last week, last weeks poll will carry over until this Sunday to give everyone a chance to voice their opinion.
Smoky Half Dome Originally uploaded by pmeidinger. An awesome picture from over at Flickr of Half Dome with a small fire that was started along the western base in late July of 2002. The photo is great at full size. The detail in Half Dome and the surrounding topography is fabulous. You can even see […]
Spring is one of the best times to visit Yosemite Valley but if you get tired of all the crowds mashing around trying to get pictures of the waterfalls take some time out and go wild flower hunting. Though you may be hard pressed to find wild flowers in Yosemite Valley itself, you need look […]
It’s not for certain whether Lafayettte Bunnell was the first non-indiginous person to visit Yosemite Valley or not, one thing is for certain though, Bunnell is responsible for naming much of the Valley with the names we still use today. He also went to great lengths to explore the Valley and record what he found […]
I just added something fun to the site. If you’ll look over in the right hand column, just below the google ads and the search you’ll notice there’s now a poll. Every Sunday night I’ll make a new question and post the results from the previous weeks question to the blog. This weeks question: What […]
Yosemite Firefall: “At 9:00 each evening in Camp Curry, the crowd which had gathered for the nightly campfire program, would fall silent. A man would call out to the top of Glacier Point ‘Let the Fire Fall!’, and a faint reply could be heard from the top of the mountain. Then a great bonfire of […]
The Tuolumne is a beautiful river that begins in Yosemite and passes through much of park but often goes unseen by visitors. Now, plans to divert more river water from the Hetch Hetchy Dam to the city of San Francisco have left environmental groups concerned. SFGate.com: “Two California rivers will be listed among the nation’s […]
Here’s some great advice for kids, and adults alike. If you get lost in the woods or seperated from your parents sit down and hug a tree. Let the rescuers come to you. Antelope Valley Press: “Members of the Antelope Valley Search and Rescue Team had a clear message for Westwind Elementary School students who […]