Yosemite El Capitan Conquered

Yosemite El Capitan Conquered

Two men finally conquered the El Capitan wall in Yosemite National Park, free climbing in a marathon effort which began on December 27. The third attempt in a seven-year quest to achieve the summit for Kevin Jorgeson and best friend Tommy Caldwell, the pair did not let foul weather or broken bones deter them from […]

Yosemite Burning Again: Dog Rock Fire Pilot Killed and Forced Evacuations

Yosemite Burning Again: Dog Rock Fire Pilot Killed and Forced Evacuations

Although fire crews are making “significant progress,” the Dog Rock Fire is still burning at only 10 percent containment in Yosemite National Park, forcing home evacuations and highway closures. The fire has already claimed one life, that of an air tanker pilot who died when his Grumman S2 Tracker plane crashed into a canyon wall on Tuesday while […]