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Hang Gliding in Yosemite

If you want to go hang gliding in Yosemite check out the Yosemite Hang Gliders Association.  If you just want to watch the pilots launch you an catch them making their leap into Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point early in the morning on weekends.  Just watching the pilots launch is trilling, imagine the thrill of … Continue reading »

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See You at the Mariposa County Fair!

The Mariposa County Fair is a great small town traditional fair.  It is THE event of the year for Mariposa, California residents.  If you want to get a taste of small town American culture this is THE fair you want to attend.  The Mariposa County Fair  is always Labor Day weekend, at the beginning of … Continue reading »

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Yosemite Wilderness – Nature Notes Video

This is a very good video for getting an introduction to Yosemite National Park‘s wilderness areas. Visit this official page to learn more about Yosemite wilderness permits.

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Pan for Gold Near Yosemite

Ever wonder what it was like to pan for gold way back when? At Mariposa Hotel Inn near Yosemite National Park, guests can re-live history and experience panning for gold. The Mother Lode (Spanish ” La Veta Madre”) is an incredibly rich vein of gold stretching 120 miles from Mariposa’s Bear Valley to Auburn in … Continue reading »

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