Yosemite a Winter Recreation Wonderland After El Niño SnowfallWhen morning light illuminated Yosemite Valley this week, the upper tier of Yosemite Falls was a thin stream of silver, its edges cast in ice, and the first drop fell 1,400 feet to a jumble of boulders glazed in Arctic white...
Winter Storms Barreling Toward Bay AreaA pair of winter storms took aim at the Bay Area Thursday, packing with them strong winds, heavy downpours, pounding surf and near white-out conditions for the Sierra.
Search For Missing Tahoe Ski Instructor Underway Despite Avalanche WarningThe search for a 23-year-old Tahoe ski instructor continues at Sugar Bowl ski resort in the Sierra Nevada Mountains amid an avalanche warning in that area.
Ford Begins Testing Self-Driving Car In The SnowAs Google’s self-driving vehicles have become an increasingly common sight on Bay Area roadways, Ford announced they are testing autonomous cars in snowy environments.
2 People Sledding Hospitalized After Crashing Into Parked Car Near Lake TahoeTwo people sledding have been hospitalized after crashing into a parked vehicle near Lake Tahoe in northern Nevada.
Winter Storm Blankets Snow On Tahoe Area As Low As 2K FeetThe first big storm of the winter is blanketing the greater Lake Tahoe with snow and hail that is causing traffic headaches for holiday travelers.
Sierra Snowpack Holding Twice As Much Water As It Did Last YearThe Sierra snowpack is now holding twice as much water in the form of snow as it did this time last year, officials say.
Sierra Nevada To See Heavy Snow Ahead Of ChristmasWinter storm warnings were posted Monday in the Sierra Nevada after the National Weather Service predicted heavy mountain snow during the holiday week.
Storm Could Dump 3 Feet Of Fresh Snow In SierraOne of the biggest snowstorms to hit the Sierra in two years is set to dump up to three feet of fresh powder on the region’s highest peaks.
Winter ActivitiesAs the season’s first snowfall blankets the meadows and mountains, Yosemite National Park is transformed into a winter wonderland full of exciting adventures and winter activities for you and your family.
Backpacking In WinterFrom December through April, backpacking in Yosemite nearly always involves snow camping and travel by skis or snowshoes.
Glacier Point In WinterThe Glacier Point location towers 3,200 feet above the valley floor and offers panoramic views of Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, Nevada and Vernal Falls, as well as...