August 2, 2014

08/02/2014
US/Pacific

Sign up now for the August 2nd project.
Project Details:

Hwy 120 from the Big Oak Flat entrance to Crane Flat is CLOSED. This road is sometimes also called "Big Oak Flat Road".
Big Oak Flat Road from Crane Flat to Yosemite Valley is now OPEN.

Access to Yosemite from the Bay Area... head east on your road of choice (580, 152, etc) then take Hwy 99 south to Merced, then Hwy 140 east to Yosemite Valley.

(I recommend not taking Hwy 120 to Moccasin then 49 south to Mariposa, 140 east to Yosemite. That portion of Hwy 49 is very slow and winding.)

Location: Yellow Pines

How this Works:A few days prior to the weekend, I will send you a gate pass for free admission to the park, along with information on the location of our campsite. We will start work at 9 a.m. Saturday and finish near 3 p.m. The work will be such that you can work at your own pace, and the NPS will provide all required tools.
You're free to do as you like after we complete the project. Some people will go climbing while others may go for a hike.
Please be awake by 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and ready to leave no later than 8:30. It does take a while to eat, clean up and get ready to work.
Previous Projects: Previous projects can be viewed in the Gallery.
Work Gear: Please bring proper shoes to work in (NO TEVAS OR SANDALS). Tennis shoes are OK, hiking boots are better. The park service should have plenty of gloves too, but if you have your own, bring them. Also, be prepared to bring a lunch and some water. We usually take a break around noon and eat.
Weather: The weather in Yosemite can change within a few hours. Please be prepared for it.
Camping: This information will be provided to you with the Yosemite Gate Pass when you sign up. The Yellow Pines campground has two 'comfort' stations and water is provided. All food MUST be kept in the bear-proof boxes located in each campsite. Updates: Check this page or the web site at http://www.pgvip.net for some updates and other details.
Jack Furr

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Comments

upcoming project

Anyone know any details on this upcoming weekend? Website says camping in Yellow Pines. Is that accurate? Gonna be toasty!

Yep, we're camping in Yellow

Yep, we're camping in Yellow Lines. 120 is closed due to fire. You must take 140.

Access to Yosemite from the Bay Area... head east on your road of choice (580, 152, etc) then take Hwy 99 south to Merced, then Hwy 140 east to Yosemite Valley.