Tag Archives: outdoors

San Bernardino National Forest Fire Use Restrictions And Guidelines Updated

Summer is here, and with it comes hot temperatures, dry brush and increased fire danger. On June 29, 2012, forest officials put new fire use restrictions and guidelines in place throughout the San Bernardino National Forest. These restrictions include:

June 26, 2012 – Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire in Sequoia National Park

On June 26 fire crews will begin ignition on the Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire, an area in Giant Forest south of the Alta and Congress trails, wast of Washington Tree Trail and to the north and west of Circle Meadow Trail. This is a 183 acre burn that should take place over two days. The […]

Yosemite Offers New Traffic Advisory Tools Through NPS Website

Summer is here! And summer brings tons of traffic to the park. This year, the National Park Service is trying out a new set of traffic advisory tools to help travelers deal with the traffic congestion that can really ruin parts of a vacation. You can visit the NPS Traffic Forecast webpage to see a […]

Yosemite Rockfall Hazard and Risk Assessment Posted

Yosemite National Park and the U.S. Geological Survey published the “Quantitative Rockfall Hazard and Risk Assessment for Yosemite Valley” on June 14, 2012. This is the first time that a quantitive rockfall risk study has ever been done in Yosemite. Working with USGS scientists and academic geologists, the National Park Service has completed a comprehensive […]

A New Challenge: Hiking Mt. Whitney

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” – Philippians 4:13 It’s probably no secret that I’m particularly fond of California and it’s natural beauty. I love taking day trips or long weekends and finding places to hike, kayak or simply relax and enjoy all that California has to offer. And, while I’m […]