“As a wilderness explorer, he is renowned for his exciting adventures in California’s Sierra Nevada, among Alaska’s glaciers, and world wide travels in search of nature’s beauty. As a writer, he taught the people of his time and ours the importance of experiencing and protecting our natural heritage. His writings contributed greatly to the creation […]
Looking for a little adventure this winter? I recommend checking out theTioga Pass Resort. What better way to spend some quality down time than skiing and snowshoeing the Yosemite high country. At the end of the day head back to a nice warm fire and great food at the lodge. Located at 9641 feet elevation, […]
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs at 5000 feet 44 to 54. ..at 8000 feet 47 to 57. Tuesday night: Mostly clear. Lows at 5000 feet 22 to 32. ..at 8000 feet 16 to 26. Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs at 5000 feet 43 to 53. ..at 8000 feet 41 to 51. Wednesday night: Clear. Lows at 5000 […]
Awesome! The National Geographic Travel Guide: Yosemite National Park. Millions of visitors come to Rhode Island-size Yosemite each year, most to the mile-wide (1.6-kilometer-wide) Yosemite Valley, which was cut by the Merced River and then enlarged by glaciers. Huge domes—notably El Capitan and Half Dome—and high peaks close in the valley, which makes up only […]
Everyone knows the best time to visit Yosemite to see the waterfalls is in the spring. Don Bain presents a great tour through the Waterfalls of Yosemite with pages on each of the prominent waterfalls found throughout the park. The spectacular scenery of Yosemite would be famous just for its cliffs, forests and meadows, but […]
There’s a very interesting collection of photos over at the Digital Camera Resource Page: Yosemite National Park Gallery. All were taken using a Sony DSC-F707 digital camera. Some really great shots.
Ever wonder what a Class 5.3 is? The American Safe Climbing Association has a great page with information on all the Rock Climbing Ratings used today including the Yosemite Decimals System orignally invented by Don Wilson, Royal Robbins, and Chuck Wilts in 1956 and the original Sierra Club rock climbing rating system, dating from the […]