Dribs & Drabs

Half Dome – Yosemite Musing
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    Although the days are still warm at the park, several overnight sites will be closing down in a few weeks:

     There’s a new Yosemite Nature Notes video. This one is about the “Big Trees.” You can see it <HERE>.

    We all know it’s crowded at the park. Here’s the numbers of overnight stays:
142,623 in 2009
124,817 in 2008
112,049 in 2007
  82,484 in 2006
  81,870 in 2005

Here are the Bear Incident statistics:

Sixteen bears have been hit by cars this year!

Unrelated thought worth quoting: “What really helps motivate me to walk are my dogs, who are my best pals.  They keep you honest about walking because when it’s time to go, you can’t disappoint those little faces. “ – Wendie Malick

*MrHalfDome – Rick Deutsch – www.HikeHalfDome.com


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