Rockfall Reshapes Iconic Half Dome Climb

| July 8, 2015 | Comments (11)
Rockfall Reshapes Iconic Half Dome Climb

A massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome, making one of the most popular routes attempted by climbers in North America even more challenging.

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High Fire Danger, Tighter Fire Restrictions

| July 6, 2015 | Comments (4)
High Fire Danger, Tighter Fire Restrictions

It’s hot and dry and the fire danger is extermely high. To help prevent fires all visitors are being asked to adhere to the following guidelines: No Smoking No smoking below 6,000 feet, except within an enclosed vehicle, a building in which smoking is allowed, a campground or picnic area where wood and charcoal fires are […]

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Fire Updates July 6, 2015

| July 6, 2015 | Comments (5)
Fire Updates July 6, 2015

New lightning caused fires: It’s a hot, dry summer and the fire danger is extermely high in the Sierra. Several fires were spawned by last weeks thunderstorms and are now being actively monitored. Most of the fires are small; single tree strikes that amount to less than a tenth of an acre. The fires are […]

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Delaware North out, Aramark in. Yosemite Gets a new Concessionaire

| June 20, 2015 | Comments (17)
Delaware North out, Aramark in. Yosemite Gets a new Concessionaire

The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Yosemite Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of Aramark, to receive the new primary concession contract for providing visitor services in Yosemite National Park. The 15-year contract – the largest single concession contract in the NPS – is expected to begin on March 1, 2016, and will include overnight accommodations, […]

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What’s Open for Memorial Day

| May 22, 2015 | Comments (3)
What's Open for Memorial Day

It’s Memorial Day weekend and you’re thinking to yourself, man, I sure want to get out of town. So, what’s open in Yosemite? Here’s a quick rundown of what’s open and some hints that’ll save you a headache.

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Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed During BASE Jump Attempt in Yosemite

| May 18, 2015 | Comments (16)
Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed During BASE Jump Attempt in Yosemite

BASE jumpers Dean Potter and Graham Hunt died after attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point.

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Half Dome Cables Up This Saturday

| April 30, 2015 | Comments (14)
Hikers hiking Half Dome's cables by Matt Montagne

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park will be in place this Saturday, May 2 and available for hikers.

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Snow! Snow! Snow!

| April 8, 2015 | Comments (101)
Snow! Snow! Snow!

I’d almost forgotten how beautiful the Sierra is covered in snow.

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Snow!

| April 7, 2015 | Comments (65)
Snow!

Beautiful, beautiful white stuff!

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Come visit Yosemite, now with more bighorn sheep

| April 2, 2015 | Comments (34)
Come visit Yosemite, now with more bighorn sheep

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a bighorn sheep in Yosemite then you’ve witnessed something very special that very few visitors ever see. But now that is all changing.

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