Motor Home Fire El Portal

Half Dome – Yosemite Musing  

At 12:30 yesterday a motor home caught fire on Hwy 140 Southwest of the Cedar Lodge. Now over 1,000 acres burned, threatening Yosemite West and other areas. 140 closed between Ferguson Ridge rock fall and El Portal.  Travel must be via 120.  I am driving home now from the park…photos and more later today.  

*MrHalfDome™ – Rick Deutsch – www.HikeHalfDome.com

About Mr Half Dome - Rick Deutsch

Mr Half Dome. Has written the only half dome hiking guide, One Best Hike: Yosemite's Half Dome. Has hiked it 31 times to day. Lives in San Jose, CA Available for presentations. Carpe Diem Experience, LLC
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  1. I appreciate reading your almost dail reports. We stayed at Cedar Lodge 4 nights in July. Wow,fire is a nasty thing out there. From Cleveland,Ohio. Congrats on your 31st also.

  2. Maureen L says:

    here’s the link to the NPS statement on this fire:

    http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/motorfire1.htm

    it’s up to 3,000 acres on both sides of the Merced River.

  3. Joyce says:

    Thank you for the update.

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