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American Alpine Club Hires Mitsu Iwasaki as CEO

The American Alpine Club (AAC) Board of Directors announced today that it has named Mitsu Iwasaki as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer

Yosemite Opened on June 11, we dashed in and climbed the Classic Royal Arches Route

“This was my first time multi-pitch climbing and first time ever climbing in Yosemite” — Willie Morris, a recent transplant […]

Yosemite: Overnight Vehicle Permits for Big Wall Climbing

In response to the recent Park closure to help slow the spread of COVID-19, and with a June 11 reopening […]

GoFundMe Campaign Started for Yosemite Schoolteacher After Climbing Accident

She is expected to be in the hospital for the foreseeable future. “I’m just so lucky. It could have been a million times worse.”

Yosemite Climbing Association Museum Launches Kickstarter 

This is the first opportunity people have to purchase YCA-printed photos and posters featuring historic Yosemite climbing images

Yosemite Locals Making Coronavirus Masks

With their company Skydive Yosemite shuttered due to Covid 19, Paul and Julia Wignall are making masks to help prevent […]

Stories Behind The Images: Corey Rich’s Book Is Part Memoir, Part Inspiration

“That’s the beauty of being young and falling in love with climbing and photography.”

Yosemite Locals Establish Two New Routes

It’s hot in Yosemite Valley right now, and that heat is driving most climbers to the cool Tuolumne High Country […]

Jess O’Bryan: Climber, Surfer… and Cyber Threat Hunter?

For anyone who’s ever caught a fast wave on their board and felt the water breaking overhead, before letting gravity […]

Live From the 15th Annual Yosemite Facelift

Today is day five of the 15th annual Yosemite Facelift organized by longtime Valley local Ken Yager. Each morning starting […]