Sarcoides sanguinea is Latin for “bloody flesh”, from Sarcoides (fleshy, flesh-like), and sanguinea, “blood”. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)
If you’ve never thought about taking a class on photography you should, especially in Yosemite. You not only come away with new knowledge that can improve your photography, but you get to spend time with one of the photographers who live and work in Yosemite walking around the park, seeing the sights, hearing stories of the park and having a great time.
It’s been a relatively dry winter but conditions are finally right to begin prescribed burns around the park.
If you were in Yosemite Valley yesterday morning just before 6AM you may have noticed the large crowds of onlookers staring up at El Capitan. What was all the fuss about? Two of the worlds greatest climbers, Hans Florine and Alex Honnold were attempting to set a new speed record for climbing The Nose of El Capitan.
Reader Michael writes in asking about yesterdays report of Curry Village closings.