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An outbreak of human plague has closed several campgrounds at Yosemite National Park and infected one Los Angeles child.  Source:

Yosemite Squirrels Have Human Plague

Yes, it is 2015 and we are talking about a human plague outbreak at Yosemite. The California Department of Public Health and Yosemite National Park[Read More…]

by August 18, 2015 0 comments Community
Life on the porta-ledge is cramped, but the view can’t be beat.  Climbers Jorgeson (left) and Caldwell rest between pitches. (

Climbing’s Last Big-Wall Challenge: Free-Climbing El Capitan’s Dawn Wall

On Dec. 27, climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson started free-climbing El Capitan’s “Dawn Wall” in Yosemite Valley. If climbed successfully, it will be the[Read More…]

by January 9, 2015 0 comments Community
Half Dome

Half Dome

Yosemite is home to some of the best hiking and climbing in the United States. While there are many options, Half Dome stands out as[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Trails
Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park

Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park

Among Yosemite National Park’s iconic sights that can be day hiked to is Vernal Fall. The 2.4-miles round trip Mist Trail leads to the 317-foot Yosemite Valley waterfall.

by October 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled Trail of the Week, Trails