New Yosemite Nature Notes Video and Yosemite Gazette are out

Greg Stock, NPS

See the new Yosemite Nature Notes on Granite featuring Greg Stock, the Park Geologist. For a tad more, read Chapter 2 of “One Best Hike: Yosemite’s Half Dome.” I once tried to mildly get into the geology of the park, but it quickly gets overwhelming. There are so many types of rocks and fine points that I got lost very quickly. I think know enough to get by at a cocktail party.

The new issue of the Yosemite Gazette is now out and available.

 It’s a free publication, but subscriptions help out. I do a few articles for them and have one on the Panama Canal and the link to the Sierra. Really. What was going on here was a direct reason the canal ended up being built. Cool. We also are proud to announce that Leroy Radonovich is now submitting stories. He is “Mr Mariposa” and has a gigantic collection of archival photos to supplement his stories. He profiles the Mariposa Courthouse this issue. It’s the longest continuously operating courthouse in the state.

The 16-page quarterly is given out in the greater Yosemite region at libraries, visitor centers, dog kennels and jost houses. I get a couple boxes to spread around the south bay area. I put them in REIs when I am nearby. I can mail you a copy for the cost of postage. $2.00. Send me a PM if interested.

Unrelated thought worth quoting: “I am a rock; I am an island.” – Simon & Garfunkle

MrHalfDome™ – Rick Deutsch –

One Best Hike: Yosemite’s Half Dome

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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