It’s a beautiful morning in Yosemite Valley. Unfortunately, it may not stay that way for long. The National Weather Service forecast is calling for rain with 3-4 inches of new snow above 6,000 feet through Monday.
Photo courtesy of Phil Baird. My friend Phil demonstrates the magic of the Lomo camera. Great job Phil. Very beautiful. Phil says he took this photo a couple years ago while on a field trip with an Archaeology class. The class was mapping burn scars on trees around Yosemite Valley to find evidence of early […]
With spring comes the return of the wildlife. Tracey and Bruce, the Rangers who wintered in Tuolumne Meadows are reporting the bears as well as marmots and goshawks, are already returning to Tuolumne Meadows. Tracey and Bruce Tuolumne Meadows Winter Rangers: “We saw at least a half a dozen Black Bear tracks last week ranging […]
Plowing has begun on the Tioga Road and the Glacier Point Road. The snow pack is quite a bit deeper this year than in subsequent years making for slow going as evidenced by the photos at right. Don’t expect either road to open anytime soon, though. Late season snow storms are keeping the crews busy […]
Martinez, the city where conservationist John Muir last made his home with his family and is buried, will celebrate his life at this years Earth Day event. Tri-Valley Herald: Contra Costa Countys first Earth Day event after a three-year hiatus will celebrate the birth of naturalist John Muir with a festival Saturday at his Martinez […]
We never think much about them until we need them and when we need them, we’re thankful they’re there. Friends of Yosemite Search and Rescue tells the untold tale of a group of true heroes who give selflessly to help people in need. Thanks. This story is true and was taken directly from an incident […]
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 […]