If you're a Bay Area outdoors enthusiast of any kind, you've seen the horrific news about the three Yosemite hikers who were swept away at Vernal Falls. The entire account by the Associated Press can be read here, but the gist is that the three hikers ignored warning signs and [...]
The latest: Three people presumed dead after being swept over a raging waterfall in Yosemite National Park ignored warning signs and crossed a barricade to pose for photographs, a witness said Wednesday.
While I'm mulling another Yosemite or other national park getaway sometime in the near future, some miscellany to share from on and off the trails......
"Those amorous Yosemite frogs sang long into the night in spite of the cold water and snow mother nature through at them."
A fellow hiking buddy just let me know about this local event so I'll pass it along here. If you have any interest in checking out Yosemite National Park, or if you've been once or twice and want to get back there soon (I'm in that category), the local REI [...]