Understanding Altitude Sickness

Understanding Altitude Sickness

Understanding Altitude Sickness: Causes, Symptoms, Preventative Measures, and Treatment If you travel to an area of increased elevation without allowing time for your body to acclimate, there is a chance that you may experience altitude sickness. Altitude sickness, also known as elevation illness or mountain sickness, occurs in areas with lower oxygen levels and can…

Getting To Know The Trees Of Yosemite

Getting To Know The Trees Of Yosemite

Examining Yosemite’s diverse climate and its fascinating collections of trees Within the 747,956-acre expanse of Yosemite National Park, ground elevation varies from as low as 2,105 feet at the Merced River to a towering 13,115 feet at the peak Mount Lyell, Yosemite’s highest point. This drastic change in elevation taking place within relatively few miles…

Summer 2021 Yosemite Reservation System Explained

Summer 2021 Yosemite Reservation System Explained

Understanding Yosemite’s Reservation and Admission System for Summer 2021 (Pro tip: Book a tour with us and we’ll deal with it for you.) As Yosemite continues to navigate the changing climate of coronavirus along with the rest of the world, their admission policy and visitor permit plan evolve. Last summer, Yosemite instituted a day-use reservation…

The Wild and Amazing Women of Yosemite

The Wild and Amazing Women of Yosemite

Four women who changed Yosemite forever. by Kara Maceross Cover photo: Yosemite climbing legend, Lynn Hill, LA Times Women have played an influential role in the history of Yosemite for thousands of years, although you don’t hear their names as often as you may the likes of John Muir, Chief Tenaya, Galen Clark, Ansel Adams,…

Three Romantic Views in Yosemite

Three Romantic Views in Yosemite

Valentines Day or not, these romantic views in Yosemite National Park are sure to dazzle any date. There’s nothing more romantic than a breathtaking view, and Yosemite National Park has plenty of those. If you’re visiting Yosemite with a partner on Valentines Day—or anytime time you’re feeling romantic—we have a few date recommendations to check…