Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and skied back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat.
The window to witness Yosemite's breathtaking 'firefall' phenomenon is open and there are new restrictions for visitors this year.
Yosemite National Park reopened to visitors on Monday after a series of strong storms and it also launched a temporary reservation system for day-use.
A woman who was declared missing while hiking in Yosemite National Park was found dead the same day, without a public update from the National Park Service.
Yosemite National Park will remain closed through the weekend after high winds that battered much of California knocked down two giant sequoias and caused millions of dollars in damage.
Yosemite National Park officials asked the public's help in the search for a 41-year-old woman who went missing while hiking last week.
A 34-year-old climber from Tahoe City has placed her name in the record books, becoming the first woman to free-climb the Golden Gate route of Yosemite National Park’s famed El Capitan in less than one day.
The weekend storm helps crews battling the Creek Fire, which is 70 percent contained as of Monday morning.
Only three people — all men — have made the free climb on that route in a day.
The National Park Service announced Tuesday it has selected park service veteran Cicely Muldoon as the new permanent superintendent of Yosemite National Park in California.
The losses from an 8 day closure have been tremendous.
Ann Rubin reports.
Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves.
Park rangers anticipate Yosemite to be closed at least through the weekend.
Trump made the slip-up while speaking at a White House ceremony on Tuesday where he signed a $3 billion bipartisan conservation bill.
Officials at Yosemite National Park are urging drivers to slow down, because four bears have been struck by vehicles in recent weeks.
The surviving bears were believed to be seriously injured after being hit by vehicles going faster than the 25 mile-an-hour speed limit, the Fresno Bee reported Saturday.
Yosemite is open during the pandemic, but only to those who make reservations.
Tests of the park's raw sewage have confirmed the presence of the virus and dozens of people are believed to have been infected.
California has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases as the state moves further into its reopening plan--raising concerns about what lies ahead.