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Saturday, Nov 1, 2014

Hiking and Climbing in Yosemite

Half Dome cables possibly in June

Each year, depending on the weather conditions, the Yosemite National park service reinstalls the hiking cable system on the back side of Half Dome. read more...

Major Packer to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park

Major Phil Packer was severely injured by a surprise attack on his British base in Basra. Overseeing up to 5,000 men, he was injured when a truck rolled over him during the attack. This left him paralyzed from the waist down, but this has not stopped him from tackling on of the most challenging climbs of the world El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park. read more...

The (short) uphill trek to Vernal Falls

At just under two miles ( 3 km )from the Merced riverbed in Yosemite Valley, the hike to Yosemite's Vernal Fall is a short part-day hike to the crest of Vernal Falls with a big scenic reward for even the most novice of hiker. read more...

The Trail to Mount Hoffman - On the easy

At 10850 feet, visitors can see Mount Hoffman easily, but for the occasional hiker or novice, it can be forbidding. The glacial advances over the last 1.5 million years buried this area under ice several times. The last of the retreating glaciers, about 11,000 years ago, finished the job of carving the spectacular spires and domes in Yosemite National Park. read more...

Day Hikes in Yosemite - Elizabeth Lake Trail

The Elizabeth Lake Trail, which has its trail head off Tioga Road near the Tuolumne Meadows campground, is rated as difficult. It is a 4.6 mile trail that takes about 3 - 4 hours and ascends about 1000 feet. read more...

Yosemite Day Hikes

Day hiking is one of the most popular activities in Yosemite National Park. For the casual visitor, Yosemite Valley offers a variety of trails ranging from easy to strenuous. For example you can go hiking from the Lower Yosemite Falls bus stop to the bottom of Lower Yosemite Falls . read more...

Listing of Yosemite Trails

Before hitting the trails of Yosemite this summer be sure to check out our listing of trails in Yosemite Park. Here we look at important information from the National Park, and advisories for each hiking trail. read more...

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