R. Dandridge sent me this image of Mono-Paiute women with children playing along side a stream. Dandridge: This is from the book “Tisayac of the Yosemite” by M.B.M. Toland.A book of poems and early Indian legends of Yosemite, first edition 1891. The drawing was done by Frederick Dielman. ?Paiute women and children in Yosemite Valley.
This job is great. I get to meet so many great and interesting people, take Jim Tweedie for instance. I came across Jim’s site the other day and saw some excellent photos of his vacation in the High Sierra with his brother. I sent off an email asking if he minded if I linked to […]
There was just recently a Yosemite planning meeting that asked the same question that I asked in the poll, should the NPS impose a limit on the number of motorvehicles that can enter the Park? Right now the votes on the poll are a resounding yes with 20 votes in favor of limiting vehicles entering […]
KXTV: Authorities near Yosemite National Park are searching for a U.C. Davis student who has been missing since June. Friends said Hyundo Ahn, a linguistics major from South Korea, was last seen in the Yosemite National Park June 20 as he prepared to begin a 12-day hike along the 211-mile John Muir trail. Ahn had […]
Sierra Star: Yosemite National Park officials are reminding the public that although water levels in the Merced River are dropping, river conditions are still unsafe outside of designated swimming and rafting areas. Visitors are asked to obey all posted signs and warnings. Swift water incidents, including rescues and injuries, have occurred when visitors have failed […]
Everyone knows I love bears and even though I may do stupid things sometimes, I consider myself to be “above average” on proper bear ettiquette. I’ve always hung food, even when there were no signs advising a need for it, or used bear lockers, cleaned out my car before making sure there was no garbage […]
This year there was a change in the rules for overnight camping in Yosemite Valley allowing visitors to camp in Yosemite Valley only 7 days. Though the move was meant to encourage more visitors to explore other areas of the Park it’s left members of the climbing community out in the cold. South Florida Sun-Sentinel: […]