Category Archives: Yosemite

Valley Floor Loop Trail

I hiked the 13-mile Valley Floor Loop trail this past week. The path I actually hiked was closer to 15 miles. I made a detour to walk up and touch the base of El Capitan and then had to make … Continue reading

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Upcoming road trip and summer prospects

After tomorrow, I have the next five days off. I’ll be heading early Monday morning to San Francisco! It’s a 4 hour drive from the park. I am very much looking forward to checking out the bay, seeing the ocean, … Continue reading

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Birds in Cook’s Meadow

Friday evening after we closed the Visitor’s Center, a group of us went on a walk through Cook’s Meadow. It started out being Kirsten, Jeffrey and myself and then Crystal joined us about halfway through. The birds are out in … Continue reading

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More pictures while driving…

The snow is melting. Roads are open and clear. The sun is shining. On Tuesday (3/29/2011), I drove down Hwy 41 to Oakhurst to go to the bank and do some grocery shopping. I stopped at Tunnel View on the … Continue reading

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Civilization makes a comeback.

After six long and cold days, the power is back on in Yosemite Valley! Last night, as Kirsten and I were sitting in front of the fire at the Fridge eating bowls of cereal and contemplating what we’d do first … Continue reading

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Winter in Yosemite

Here are some pictures I’ve taken over the past couple of days during the snowstorm and power outage. You’ll notice a hummingbird (poor little guy), a bobcat, the community meeting (I was in the back distributing update sheets), the Visitor … Continue reading

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Life shivers on.

This was posted yesterday evening on the park’s FB page: “Visitors are discouraged from entering Yosemite due to heavy snow, rockfall, tree failures, and power outages resulting in limited services. However, conditions permitting, we plan to allow entrance to Yosemite … Continue reading

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