Yosemite Meadow wildfire timelapse

Yosemite Meadow Fire

On fire one of the most beautiful places on earth. In the past, several wildfires have burned at the periphery of Yosemite National Park, however, when the Meadow Fire flared up on Sept 7, 2014, it was the first time in memory that a major wildfire occurred in the scenic heart of Yosemite, next to Half-Dome.

By | Sep 24, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Yosemite HD II

Yosemite HD II - 2

This project was filmed over the course of 10 months. Is a 200+ mile backpacking experience through Yosemite National Park captured by Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill.    Take a look at their fantastic video…

By | Mar 4, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

California’s Rim Fire at Nighttime

California's Rim Fire at Nighttime 1

The winter of 2013 was among the driest on record for California, setting the stage for an active fire season. By August 26, the Rim Fire had made its way into the record books. The fire is threatening one of the United States’ greatest natural treasures: Yosemite National Park.   Image © Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using VIIRS day-night band data. Caption by Holli Riebeek.

By | Aug 29, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

BASE Jumping in Yosemite

BASE Jumping

In Yosemite the sport of BASE jumping is soaring in popularity anyway. Climbers say it’s faster (and more fun) to parachute into the valley than to hike all the way down the back of the mountain.  Photographer Lynsey Dyer

By | Jul 12, 2011|Categories: Sports|Tags: , |