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Yosemite National Park Remains Open; Rim Fire Burning in Hetch Hetchy Area

Yosemite National Park Remains Open; Rim Fire Burning in Hetch Hetchy AreaWhile the Rim Fire has burned into Yosemite National Park, rangers said on Aug. 30, 2013, that the majority of the park remains unaffected by the fire and the park is open for visitors.

"Only 6 percent of Yosemite's land mass is on fire," said Kari Cobb, a Yosemite National Park spokesperson. "Yosemite Valley is fully open and fully operational and remains clear of smoke."
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Climber Dies After Being hit By Falling Rock at Yosemite National Park

Climber Dies After Being hit By Falling Rock at Yosemite National Park A 28-year-old climber visiting from the United Kingdom died in a rock climbing accident at Yosemite National Park in northern California on June 2, 2013.

Felix Joseph Kiernan, from London, England, on Sunday afternoon was climbing on the East Buttress...
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Visitor Swept Over Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park

Visitor Swept Over Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park In what may prove to be the first water fatality for 2013 at Yosemite National Park in California, a man was swept over Nevada Fall on Saturday, and search and rescue teams on Sunday were still trying to find the man.

At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Sat...
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Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome Cables Ready for Public on May 24

Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome Cables Ready for Public on May 24 Weather permitting, the cables on Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in California will be in place and open for the season on Friday, May 24, 2013, according to park service officials.

The cables provide access to the summit of Half Dome, one of Yos...
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Yosemite’s Half Dome Cables Day Use Permits Now Available for Reservation

Yosemite’s Half Dome Cables Day Use Permits Now Available for Reservation Yosemite National Park's Half Dome cables day use permits for the 2013 hiking season are now available for reservation through March 31, 2013 at the www.recreation.gov Web site, according to the National Park Service.

Permits to hike to the top of Half ...
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