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Sierra Summits: “a guidebook with heart”

Sierra Summits: “a guidebook with heart”

Sierra Summits, Matt Johanson’s latest adventure guidebook, is his third and best effort.   Sub-titled A Guide to 50 Peak Experiences in California’s Range of Light, the…

Bear cubs find caring home

Bear cubs find caring home

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) received two new bear cubs which were both about four to six weeks old on March 12. They came from the Yreka, California area and…

Yosemite climbing movies reach new heights

Yosemite climbing movies reach new heights

A climber risks his dream to help a friend. Another risks his life for hard-to-fathom reasons. Yosemite big wall climbing comes alive on the big screen like never…

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 also been helping the surrounding community through his non-profit…

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” comes to Murphys

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” comes to Murphys

I was looking for the actor Sean Lewis, who is slated to play the lead role in “Hamlet,” which will be performed outdoors at Bryce Station Vineyards, July 20 through…

Eat better on the trail with hiker’s cookbook

Eat better on the trail with hiker’s cookbook

If you love backpacking, and love good food, but rarely enjoy them both at the same time (like me), then you’ll benefit from reading “The Hungry Spork: A…

“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

On his first attempt to climb The Nose of El Capitan, Hans Florine and his partner survived a near-death experience and retreated. But they succeeded on their second push…

New book reveals “The Art of Ascent”

New book reveals “The Art of Ascent”

Have you ever wanted to do something unique, different, captivating, and fun? Do you have a passion about something and want to step it up? Jeremy Collins was able to…

Honnold: super or suicidal?

Honnold: super or suicidal?

Alex Honnold wants us to know that there’s more to him than the difficult rock climbs he ascends without a rope. Then again, he titled his new book…

Chefs’ Holidays at The Ahwahnee

Chefs’ Holidays at The Ahwahnee

For Yosemite visitors used to cooking on gas stoves on crowded Camp 4 picnic tables, the Chefs’ Holidays events held in the park each winter may provide a refreshing…