• Yosemite National Park reopens with reservation system

    Yosemite National Park will reopen its gates Monday after a series of winter storms caused damage and forced the closure of the park two weeks ago. For the first week of February, visitors can show up at the park without a reservation. Between Feb. 8 and through the end of the month, however, visitors will […]

  • Yosemite National Park visitor dies after falling from the Half Dome cables

    A Yosemite National Park visitor died after falling from the cables at the Half Dome on Thursday morning, according to National Park officials. 29-year-old Danielle Burnett, from Lake Havasu City, Arizona, fell over 500 feet down a rocky surface and was pronounced dead when the Park Rangers arrived on the scene, National Park Public Affairs […]

  • 10-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest to Climb Yosemite’s El Capitan

    Making it to the top of El Capitan is a daunting feat even for the most experienced climbers. Selah Schneiter, 10, was practically born to do it. The precocious climber made history last week when she became the youngest person on record to scale the famed, 3,000-foot vertical rock formation in California’s Yosemite National Park. Sitting alongside her […]

  • Spring in Yosemite Is Downright Waterfall-tastic

    CREATING AN IMPROMPTU WATERFALL… at home? You could fashion a super-miniature one, in the sink, for a moment, with a spoon or another kitchen implement. But the water that falls from the utensil will be weensy driplets, at best, and not the roaring, powerful, almost indescribably vast scene found at an actual waterfall on the […]

  • Breathtaking ‘Firefall’ Lights Up Yosemite National Park

    The winter phenomenon known as the “firefall” is once again putting on a show in Yosemite National Park. Check out the gallery below to see snapshots from photographers who managed to capture the magical sight, which happens when the setting sun hits a waterfall at just the right angle. https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/476*714/DzwX-BlVYAEstjn.jpg The “firefall” at Yosemite National […]

  • Epic Proposal Photo Traces Back To Alhambra Couple

    Talk about being at the right place and the right time. Matthew Dippel was hiking in Yosemite National Park on Oct. 6 when he asked a friend to stand on Taft Point so he could snap a photo of him. While waiting for his friend to reach the popular overlook, Dippel noticed a couple in […]

  • Couple From India Died Taking Selfie in Yosemite, Brother Says

    An Indian couple who fell to their deaths from a popular overlook at Yosemite National Park in the western U.S. was apparently taking a selfie, the man’s brother said Tuesday. Park rangers recovered the bodies of 29-year-old Vishnu Viswanath and 30-year-old Meenakshi Moorthy on Thursday from about 800 feet below Taft Point, where visitors can walk to […]

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