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100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park by Marc J. Soares

| November 3, 2004
100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park by Marc J. Soares

Amazon review: “Your guide to the best assortment of family walks, day hikes, overnighters, weekend trips, and backpacking adventures that Yosemite National Park has to offer! 100 Hikes in Yosemite National Park includes Yosemite Valley (Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan), Tuolumne Meadows (great for peak bagging), Hetch Hechy Reservoir (excellent, less trafficked trails above […]

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The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite by Michael Frye

| November 3, 2004
The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite by Michael Frye

One of the quintessential books for travelers going to Yosemite, The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite leads readers through the park and surrounding environs all the while providing valuable lessons and tips into the art of photography. Michael Frye’s stunning photography brings the book to life while showing Yosemite at it’s finest from Valley floor to […]

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Michael Frye Joins Photography Walk

| November 2, 2004
Michael Frye Joins Photography Walk

Michael Frye, author of one of my favorite books, The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite , is scheduled to join a photography walk on November 27th. The walk takes 2+ hours and begins at 9:00am, departing from the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite Valley, conditions permitting.

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Road Closures

| November 2, 2004
Road Closures

Highway 120: Highway 120 from Crane Flat to 5 miles west of Lee Vining is closed for the winter due to snow. Glacier Point Road: The road to Glacier Point is currently closed due to snow. Hetch Hetchy Road: The Hetch Hetchy Road is currently closed. Mariposa Grove Road: The Mariposa Grove Road is currently […]

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Winter is Here and It’s Time to Chain Up

| November 2, 2004
Winter is Here and It's Time to Chain Up

With winter in full swing in the Sierra and Mother Nature dumping snow at the higher elevations it’s a good time to point out that you’re required by law to carry tirechains in your vehicle at all times when entering Yosemite National Park and should know how to use them. The State of California Department […]

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Yosemite Weather: Snow and rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday

| November 2, 2004
Yosemite Weather: Snow and rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday

There appears to be another storm front moving in. Snow is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday with the snow level at 6,500 feet on Wednesday then dropping to 5,500 feet on Thursday. Chance of rain for the lower elevations both days.

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Storm creates a mess; Oakdale man missing

| October 28, 2004
Storm creates a mess; Oakdale man missing

ModBee.com: “Two rock slides sent granite boulders cascading onto Highway 140 outside of Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, blocking the highway for nearly 12 hours. Authorities detoured traffic into and out of the park from 6:30a.m. until about 6 p.m., the California Highway Patrol reported. The slides happened in the River Canyon area, about six […]

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Mud Slide Temporarily Shuts Down El Portal Entrance

| October 27, 2004
Mud Slide Temporarily Shuts Down El Portal Entrance

ABC30.com: Mud Slide Shuts Down Highway 140 “In the Mariposa County mountains, a mud and rock slide blocked access to Yosemite National Park. Both lanes of Highway 140 are shut down about 2 1/2 miles west of Cedar Lodge. That’s between Mariposa and El Portal.”

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Stanislaus National Forest to Spray Herbicide Near Yosemite

| October 26, 2004
Stanislaus National Forest to Spray Herbicide Near Yosemite

San Jose Mercury News: “Stanislaus Forest officials can go ahead with a plan to spray herbicide over nearly 1,200 acres near Yosemite National Park, according to regional U.S. Forest Service officials. The proposal, meant to kill brush that Stanislaus National Forest officials said has taken over an area that burned down 17 years ago, had […]

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Bracebridge Dinner: A Holiday Feast

| October 26, 2004
Bracebridge Dinner: A Holiday Feast

IF you’re looking for a taste of 17th century England then the Ahwahnee’s Bracebridge Dinner is for you. The Bracebridge has been a holiday tradition in the park since 1927 and combines romantic, period dress with exceptional food and a good time. The Bracebridge Dinner is a unique Ahwahnee Christmas tradition of grand proportion. Held […]

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