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Joseph LeConte

| July 6, 2005
Joseph LeConte

Have you been to the LeConte Memorial in Yosemite Valley? Many people have seen it and quite a few stop and visit but few know why it’s there. Joseph LeConte, came to California not seeking his fortune in the gold fields, but to teach geology. For a summer trip he arranged a trip to see […]

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New Poll for July

| July 5, 2005
New Poll for July

The new poll is up and in it I ask an interesting question. Check it out. It’s over in the sidebar at the right. Technorati Tags: yosemite

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Poll Results: Should Hetch Hetchy be restored?

| July 5, 2005
Poll Results: Should Hetch Hetchy be restored?

Well the voting is over and 66% of you think Hetch Hetchy should be restored while a strong 32% feel it’s better left the way it is. ‘Thank you’ to everyone who voted. A new question should be up shortly. Technorati Tags: Hetch Hetchy, yosemite

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The Yosemite

| July 4, 2005
The Yosemite

One of the more awesome books I’ve come across on Yosemite in a long time, The Yosemite is John Muir’s classic book about Yosemite and his adventures within the park coupled with the fantastic photography of Galen Rowell. Galen’s pictures truly bring the book to life and add a magical touch to really draw you […]

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Yosemite On The 4th of July

| July 4, 2005
Yosemite On The 4th of July

Headed up to Yosemite today to celebrate the 4th of July? Then there are two things you should know: 1) Fireworks aren’t allowed in the park or the surrounding counties, 2) it’s gonna be hot. Highs are expected to be around 91 at 5,000 feet. Have a great 4th of July! Technorati Tags: yosemite

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Happy 4th of July

| July 4, 2005
Happy 4th of July

Well, I can tell by all the bangs, whistles and pops that it’s now officially the 4th of July and I’d just like to wish everyone a happy 4th of July. Please keep all appendages in their proper place. No missing fingers come Tuesday.

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Yosemite Filling Up Fast

| July 3, 2005
Yosemite Filling Up Fast

Merced Sun Star: “Anyone going to Yosemite National Park this weekend should go early or late, or think twice about going at all. A heavy, slow melting snow pack has drawn large crowds to Yosemite during the past couple months — as many as 17,000 per day, causing long waits at park entrances and bumper-to-bumper […]

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Family Of Missing Hiker Asks For Help

| June 30, 2005
Family Of Missing Hiker Asks For Help

I got an email today that really tore at my heart so I felt it only fitting that I write this post. It’s been almost two years since Martha Claassens husband, Fred, disappeared while on a short, two day backpacking trip in the Hoover Wilderness by the northeastern corner of Yosemite. On July 31, 2003 […]

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Summertime Spells Long Lines and Traffic Jams

| June 30, 2005
Summertime Spells Long Lines and Traffic Jams

MSNBC.com: Taking a summer vacation by car? If so, you might want to reconsider if your destination shows up on a list released Thursday of the 25 most congested tourist spots. The list covers the country — from The Hamptons on New York’s Long Island, to Yosemite National Park in California. The Oregon coast topped […]

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Search For Missing Hiker Continues

| June 29, 2005
Search For Missing Hiker Continues

Bakersfield.com: “Rescuers continued to search Tuesday for a 51-year-old Santa Barbara hiker who was reported missing a week ago in Yosemite National Park. A helicopter, scent-sniffing dogs, and Marines from Camp Pendleton were all part of a search-and-rescue team that has been looking for Michael Ficery. Ficery was reported missing June 21 after his wilderness […]

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