Top Stories

Amazing trail, amazing people

Amazing trail, amazing people

Amazing trail, amazing people

John Muir Trail hikers rave about its extraordinary scenery, but perhaps for once we should rave about its extraordinary hikers. Among this year’s class are U.S. Army Sgt…

Discover delights besides the John Muir Trail

Discover delights besides the John Muir Trail

Discover delights besides the John Muir Trail

Hikers turn their minds to backpacking season in summer, and thousands of them covet a journey along the magnificent John Muir Trail, the 210-mile trek from Yosemite to Mount…

Read maps’ fine print to discover diverse history

Read maps’ fine print to discover diverse history

Read maps’ fine print to discover diverse history

A map of the Sierra Nevada mountains reads like a fascinating history book. If you study one, you’ll read scores of names from European American men of the 19th…

Yosemite ranger reflects on “the most beautiful place in the world”

Yosemite ranger reflects on “the most beautiful place in the world”

Yosemite ranger reflects on “the most beautiful place in the world”

Shelton Johnson, an interpretive ranger who’s educated visitors to Yosemite National Park for more than 24 years, shared these thoughts and insights in a special interview with Hayate Moro…

LOADING

Discover delights besides the John Muir Trail

Hikers turn their minds to backpacking season in summer, and thousands of them covet a journey along the magnificent John Muir Trail, the 210-mile trek from Yosemite to Mount Whitney. Yet this route has become so popular that rangers…

Musings

Amazing trail, amazing people

Amazing trail, amazing people

John Muir Trail hikers rave about its extraordinary scenery, but perhaps for once we should rave about its extraordinary hikers…

News and Reviews

Climbing legend shares Yosemite spirit

Climbing legend shares Yosemite spirit

Ron Kauk has inspired people around the world with his rock climbing career for many years. Since 2009, he has…