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Lottery Registration Now Open for Restored Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite

Lottery Registration Now Open for Restored Ostrander Ski Hut in YosemiteYosemite Conservancy is now accepting lottery registration forms for the 2013-2014 season at the newly restored Ostrander Ski Hut, the cherished rustic stone cabin used by intrepid skiers and snowshoers who make the 10-mile journey from the park's Badger Pass Ski Area to Ostrander Lake.

"Yosemite (National Park) is open and new memories for winter enthusiasts await," said Mike Tollefson, president of the Yosemite Conservancy. "Trekking to Ostrander Ski Hut offers an unforgettable winter adventure because of its solitude and breathtaking views of Half Dome, the Clark Range and Mount Hoffmann. Improvements to the ski hut made earlier this year restored original features to ensure that it can be enjoyed by new generations of visitors."
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Restoration of Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Moves Closer

Restoration of Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Moves Closer The Final Environmental Impact statement for the restoration of Yosemite National Park's Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias has been released, moving the start of the project one step closer.

This landmark plan provides the foundation for the restoratio...
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Federal Shutdown Pushing Yosemite Travelers To Find Other Attractions in the Region

Federal Shutdown Pushing Yosemite Travelers To Find Other Attractions in the Region With Yosemite National Park now closed due to the federal budget shutdown, the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau in Oakhurst, California has been busy helping travelers who had intended on visiting the park find alternative things to do and places to v...
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Yosemite’s Highway 120 Now Open; Big Oak Flat Entrance Station Open

Yosemite’s Highway 120 Now Open; Big Oak Flat Entrance Station Open UPDATE / Sept. 15, 2013: Progress continues to be made in fighting California's massive 255,560-acre Rim Fire, and the 77,919 acres within Yosemite National Park that has burned, with containment holding at 81 percent as of Sept. 15, 2013.

One of Yosem...
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Yosemite National Park Remains Open; Rim Fire 80 Percent Contained

Yosemite National Park Remains Open; Rim Fire 80 Percent ContainedEven though smoke has settled into the Yosemite Valley, as of Sept. 3, 2013, the Rim Fire was now 80 percent contained and most of Yosemite National Park remains open for the public to enjoy.
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