Yosemite National Park
A pair of Americans on Wednesday completed what had long been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb, using only their hands and feet to ascend a 3,000-foot vertical wall on El Capitan, the forbidding granite pedestal in Yosemite National Park that has beckoned adventurers for more than half a century.
When you’ve got an itch to go camping, you have plenty of options near the Los Angeles area.
Step outside of the box when planning your next romantic getaway and go exploring the great outdoors. Many of the national parks throughout the country offer plenty of outdoor activities for couples to enjoy together, including boating, hiking, zip lining and spelunking.
If you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.
While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil at Royal High School in Simi Valley Wednesday night to honor a 17-year-old boy who drowned over the weekend.
A 17-year-old Simi Valley boy drowned in the Merced River at Yosemite National Park on Sunday while trying to rescue his parents.
The highest drivable pass in California offers breathtaking views and winding drives.
Federal officials are expected to file charges against the person they believe started the wildfire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills earlier this year.
With the Perseid meteor shower once again hurtling through the heavens towards planet Earth, here our top picks for the best places in Los Angeles to get a view of this annual spectacle.
With a wealth of sweeping natural beauty, the Western United States is blessed with breathtaking vistas, giant Sequoias and thriving lakes and rivers.
A visitor to Yosemite National Park has recovered after becoming the ninth person diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne illness blamed for three deaths among those who spent time at the park this summer, officials said Thursday.
Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials confirmed Friday.
Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six, state health officials said Thursday.
Health officials are warning 1,700 Yosemite National Park visitors that they may have been exposed to hantavirus.