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Rain coming to Yosemite – Be prepared in case of lightning

Weather folks are saying T-Storms are possible at the park. Don’t go near Half Dome!!

Here’s a great chart with advice on what to do…in case.  Click to enlarge.

Chart in case of lightning

Bottom line: Get off the mountain

Carpe Diem!
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “Lightning is striking again…..Lightning is striking again and again and again.” – Lou Christie
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Anyone get a Half Dome permit for 2017 yet?

We don’t need no stinking permits!!  YES, on Half Dome you do!

Blazing Saddles

Apologies to Blazing Saddles

Let us know if you won one. The falls are jamming now and will continue long into this summer.

If you got zapped, consider getting my video “How to improve your odds for getting a permit”…too late now for the March Lottery….award notification any day now. But you can try the 2-day mini lottery done all summer. Same tactics apply.

$5.00 for all the smarts you need.  Send me a comment.

Carpe Diem!
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “There’s nothing in the streets. looks any different to me. And the slogans are replaced, by-the-bye. And the parting on the left; are now parting on the right. And the beards have all grown longer overnight.
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BULLETIN – Royal Robbins died today – the first man up the face of Half Dome

Royal Robbins in his climbing days

Royal Robbins died today at 82. He was the first man up the face of Half Dome. A super guy – the Babe Ruth of Climbing… and approachable. I filmed an interview at his home in Modesto for a Half Dome app I made. He wrote the forward to my Half Dome book. RIP.

I’ll be at his funeral…as will hundreds of other Yosemite lovers. The world needs more Royals.   Condolences to his wife, Liz.

Carpe Diem!
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” – Psalm 23:4
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