Yosemite

A Caltrans truck is seen on Interstate 80 near Donner Summit, May 7, 2015. (CBS)

Spring Storm Dumps Snow In Bone-Dry Sierra

An unseasonably cold spring storm pushed south through California and Nevada on Thursday, bringing snow to Sierra Nevada peaks that have largely been free of snowpack after another dry year.

05/07/2015

Rim Fire

Feds Drop Charges In Massive Yosemite Rim Fire After 2 Witnesses Die

Prosecutors said Friday that two key witnesses have unexpectedly died since the indictment was handed down last year against Matthew Emerald.

05/01/2015

El Capitan and Half Dome (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Half Dome Opens Early Because Of No Snow In Yosemite

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday — three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack

04/29/2015

O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Inklein/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Sued In Bid To Restore Hetch Hetchy Valley

A citizens’ group dedicated to restoring the now-flooded Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park has sued the city of San Francisco in a bid to change the way water is diverted from the Tuolumne River.

04/23/2015

Cathedral Peak, Yosemite National Park. (Frank Kovalchek/Wikimedia Commons)

5 Must-Watch Time Lapses Of Yosemite National Park

Events celebrating the landmark anniversary officially kicked off last month, but the park can’t officially blow out the candles until October 1st. Over the decades everyone from you to Ansel Adams has tried to capture the park’s unspeakable beauty.

04/21/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

Grand Canyon (credit: Randy Yagi)

5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.

From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America’s national parks has something unique to offer.

04/01/2015

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CREATES DRAFT YOSEMITE VALLEY PLAN

Glacier Point Road Opens For Season In Yosemite National Park

Rangers say they’re opening Glacier Point Road, which takes drivers to a lookout perched at 3,214 feet above the valley floor.

03/28/2015

Michael Dahl was last seen in the Lower Yosemite Falls area on Saturday about 10 a.m.

Marin Man Who Went Missing In Yosemite National Park For 2 Days Found Safe

A 20-year-old Marin County man missing for two days in Yosemite National Park has been found alive.

03/23/2015

Hiker at Thousand Island Lake with Banner Peak in the Distance, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sierra Mountain Range, California. (Getty Images)

Truckee Duo Completes 1st Winter Hike On Pacific Crest Trail From Canada To Mexico

Moments after finishing a historic wintertime trek of the Pacific Crest Trail, Justin Lichter reassured bystanders the pale, desquamated look of his rain-soaked hands was “totally normal.”

03/09/2015

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