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Rare Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted in Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park is excited to report the first confirmed sighting in the park of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox (Vulpes vulpes necator) in nearly 100 years. Park wildlife biologists had gone on a five-day backcountry trip to the far northern part of the park to check on previously deployed motion-sensitive cameras. They documented a sighting of ...

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Little Ahwahnee Inn Gets Five Stars

FISH CAMP – The Little Ahwahnee Inn Yosemite, located 2.5 miles (94km) from Yosemite’s southern entrance, has just been awarded the “2015 Travelers Choice Award” by Trip Advisor. This award names the inn among the top 25 Bed & Breakfasts in the United States and the only one named in California. In 2014, owners Grant and Beth Robinson were excited ...

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Free Entrance Day In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19, Yosemite National Park will waive all entrance fees. The fee free day is available to all visitors in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy. Fees being waived include the fees associated with entrance into the park only. All other fees associated with camping, lodging, or activities ...

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Tackling The World's Hardest Climb: The Dawn Wall Project

YOSEMITE – El Capitan, the impressive and imposing mass of almost vertically faced granite in nearby Yosemite National Park, is truly a spectacular sight. These days, many more eyes are trained on El Cap than usual, as two professional climbers prepare to make history by completing a nearly impossible climbing route up the Dawn Wall face of the monolith. If ...

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Audubon Program Will Feature Birds and Climate Change Study

YOSEMITE- What would our world be like without birds? Not only do they delight our eyes and ears, but they are integral to this planet’s environmental health and sustainability. Their diversity astounds the human imagination and tickles our sensibilities. Their ability to fly symbolizes freedom to us, and their behaviors and interactions fascinate us. One doesn’t have to be an ...

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First Day Of MASS Season Finally Here

Hey Instructors! Are you ready for some fun? This Friday, January 9th, will be the start of the 2015 ski season. The weather should prove to beautiful with just enough snow to keep the beginning students happy. The cooler temperatures have allowed the snow to maintain a decent texture. The maintenance experts at Badger Pass due a great job keeping ...

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DNC Claims To Own Names Of Yosemite Icons

YOSEMITE – The concession company that runs Yosemite National Park has quietly informed the National Park Service that it owns the names of some of the park’s most famous spots, including the historic Ahwahnee Hotel, Curry Village, Yosemite Lodge and Badger Pass, according to documents filed with the Park Service. NBC Bay Area is reporting that Delaware North is claiming ...

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Yosemite Passes Closed For Season

YOSEMITE – The Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park are closed for the season because of deep snow and icy conditions. A series of storm systems have passed through the Yosemite region over the last several weeks, resulting in snow accumulations of up to two feet of snow in the higher elevations of the park, including Tuolumne ...

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Christmas Decorations and Reflections in Yosemite Valley

The leaves had long dropped off of the deciduous trees, their colorful fall displays of reds and yellows long gone. But there are always some colors and shapes to reflect in the Merced River, no matter what the season is. We took a drive through Yosemite Valley to check out the reflections since the last storms raised the water level. ...

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Yosemite Holiday Craft Bazaar

YOSEMITE – We headed up to Yosemite Valley to check out the annual Yosemite Holiday Craft Bazaar in Curry Village. The place was packed with all kinds of artists. There were so many beautiful products for sale. Photographers, paintings, and watercolors of Yosemite and the surrounding mountains, waterfalls and animals were there for you to look through but it was ...

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