Yosemite National Park
The phone rings a lot at the Tuolumne Meadows Post Office, which is run by two guys in a room that is too small to be an office. It’s so small and far away, they’re still waiting on new stamps.
Officials 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.
Firefighters are battling a small wildfire that sparked the evacuation of rural homes outside of Yosemite National Park.
Park rangers say now is the time to come to come to Yosemite since the waterfalls are at their best. They say the falls have reached their strongest point earlier than in previous years because of melting the snowpack. They saw the scene isn’t expected to last.
Graham Hunt’s friend says the 29-year-old lived a full life despite his young age before his death over the weekend in a Yosemite BASE jumping accident.
Abnormal doesn’t describe the things Potter has done. He started out climbing, scaling the unforgiving granite faces of Yosemite without a safety line, earning him worldwide fame.
A Yosemite National Park spokesman says extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man have died in a BASE jumping accident.
The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack.
Between 1914 and 1986, no bighorn roamed Yosemite, and statewide their numbers hit a low of about 100. The animals were placed on the federal endangered species list in 1999.
One of the officers’ helmet cameras was rolling when officers in a helicopter hoisted up a stranded hiker from a ledge hundreds of feet high in Yosemite National Park this morning.
Officials say the 20-year-old man missing for two days in Yosemite National Park has been found.
For a wonderful day of entertainment and history, nearby national parks are a natural for visiting.