Lyell Glacier was Yosemite’s National Park’s largest glacier. In 1883, park officials took a photograph of the ice giant. This year, NASA’s climate team recreated that photo with the glacier in its current state. The comparison is stunning.
For the first time in nearly a century (!), a Sierra Nevada red fox has been sighted in Yosemite National Park.
This image posted to Instagram by the National Parks Service shows a perfect sunset at Yosemite National Park. The reflection of the light in the clouds and off the rock give it a beautiful halo. See the full Instagram post below.
A small wildfire that had been burning in Yosemite since July suddenly become a much bigger wildfire, consuming over 2,500 acres near hiker-favorite Half Dome. Pictures of the blaze (and the terrific amounts of smoke it's generating) are a dramatic look at how quickly a wildfire can move.
It took over two years for filmmakers Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill to create Yosemite HD II, the the breathtaking followup to their 2011 tribute to Yosemite National Park. It was worth the wait. Full screen, HD, headphones if you've got 'em. You know the drill.
Project Yosemite, the team behind one of our favorite timelapses in recent memory, has just released a trailer for the second installment in their jaw-dropping video project. It's only a minute long, but we already have high hopes for this one.
Everyone knows you don't get pictures of rainbows this beautiful, without sacrificing a few leprechauns. Like, seriously, at least 100 of the little guys.
Nursing a wicked case of the Mondays? Snap out of it with this breathtaking timelapse of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
If you've ever visited California's Yosemite National Park, then you have an appreciation for how absurdly majestic its scenery is. You also know how difficult it can be to encapsulate that majesty when describing it to others; somehow, adjectives like "breathtaking" don't even begin to describe it.