My flickr contact Stan Yoshinobu posted this dramatic image of a storm breaking over Clouds Rest, a rock formation near Half Dome in Yosemite Valley.
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Sharp switchbacks and steep inclines make the Sonora Pass Highway a difficult road for RVs and motorists traveling through the Eastern Sierras. Most take Highway 120 through Yosemite Valley to see El Capitan and Bridal Falls amongst crowds of tourists, leaving this more northerly but equally pristine alpine highway nearly deserted for more than 70 unspoiled miles. 314 more words
August 3, 2014
The John Muir Trail (JMT), 220 miles from California’s Yosemite Valley to Mt Whitney, is one of the great through hikes, world renowned for its amazing scenery and great weather – mostly sunny days, maybe the possibility of brief afternoon thundershower, but generally clear dry air that produces those bluebird skies. 355 more words
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS / AP) — Fire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park’s famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said. 224 more words