'Impressive' Sheet Of Rock Falls From Yosemite's Half DomeOfficials at Yosemite National Park say a massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome on the most popular route used by climbers.
Half Dome Opens Early Because Of No Snow In YosemiteThe cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack.
Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.Among the country's five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world's most famous natural landmarks.
5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America's national parks has something unique to offer.
Rocks Slow Wildfire In Yosemite Backcountry The granite landscape in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park helped slow the spread of a wildfire, officials said.
Sacramento Man Shares Video Of Rescue From Fire On Top Of Yosemite's Half DomeOnly the daredevil stars here were real people like Adam Roitman of Sacramento. He was one of 80 people who climbed Half Dome and became stranded by a rapidly growing fire.
Cooler Weather Slows Fire In Yosemite National ParkCooler weather has slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips In AmericaWhile it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
Top Natural Wonders In The USAAmerica is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
Forging On: My Vacation In A Closed Yosemite National Park
Plan May Reduce Hikers At Yosemite's Half DomeThe number of hikers allowed to scale Yosemite's iconic Half Dome could be severely restricted by 2013 if an environmental assessment of the wilderness area is approved as written.
Officials: Inexperienced Hikers Pushing Luck On Half DomeThe problem has surfaced in recent weeks on the park's most inspiring hike, where visitors confronted by unseasonable rains are ignoring warning signs and common sense. With less than a month to go until the Half Dome route is closed, park officials are making a rare appeal for visitors to use discretion on the trail.

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