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Horsetail Falls Natural Firefall

The old Glacier Point Firefall is long gone, but every February and, as this picture shows, even in March, when conditions are right, Horestail Falls on El Capitan provide a nice natural firefall.

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Badger Pass History and Future - Reasons for Decline
I accidentally deleted my database when trying to back it up (DOH!) and the original version of this article was lost.

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Rough Autumn in Yosemite - deaths, accidents and illness - 2006

It was a terrible autumn for the Yosemite community this year, with a rash of accidents and deaths of both locals and visitors.

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Butterflies and more, Jul 6, 2006

Who ever thought I'd have so much trouble putting up a picture a week, since I often take 500 pictures in a good week.

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Waterfalls Everywhere (April 28 - May 12 2006)

Spring is here to the thunderous applause of the waterfalls. High flow and loud noise make sfor some excellent viewing and it doesn't seem to have peaked quite yet.

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Spring weather wakes up the bears (Feb 9-15, 2006)

People insist on telling me that the bears are not active at high elevations in the winter and sometimes the ranger naturalists are even surprised when I say I saw bear tracks, but during this rece

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Snowy Valley and Pouncing Coyote (Jan 19-25, 2006)

Chains required indeed! Snow everywhere and coyotes enjoying the sun and crust on the snow, allowing them to walk on top, listen to who's scurrying about below, and find a good lunch.

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Frosty Meadow (Dec 1-7, 2005)

There's been some beautiful frost on the meadows lately.  Cold nights (and days!) with humid but clear weather has made for some gorgeous hoar frost.

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