The Yosemite region encompasses a diversity of life zones, rising from the foothills of California's Central Valley into high country of the Sierra Nevada.
Beauty of Yosemite you could never even begin to imagine. By Project Yosemite
“Hold your breath kids, we are almost there!” We honk the horn and tell our kids to hold their breath as long as possible through the, almost 1 mile, long tunnel at the entrance to Yosemite Valley.
Stay in canvas tents with shared showers and bathrooms, plus eat in a dining room serving hearty breakfasts and dinners, all at an elevation of 9,000 feet.
Drones, commonly used for photography, are potentially threatening to wildlife including falcons and bighorn sheep.
New regulations aim to make Yosemite National Park’s famous hike up to Half Dome safer by using permits to limit the number of people allowed on the hike per day.
In early Spring, Snow Plants pop their bright scarlet heads up through the snow. "It looks like a neon red psychedelic asparagus."
Stalwarts like the giant wall of El Capitan, the polished promontory of Half Dome, and skyscraping Glacier Point all call to expert climbers, who sometimes bivouac overnight while suspended in mid-air.