Tony Krizan writes on Sierra Nevada hiking adventures for the Sierra Star newspaper in Oakhurst, CA. In this column, he writes of going off-trail in the Ansel Adams Wilderness to Doris Lake and beyond.
Tony Krizan highlights a hike to Artist Point and Inspiration Point in Yosemite National Park following the old stagecoach road and Pohono Trail. The old road was left to foot traffic after Wawona Tunnel opened.
Tony Krizan shares his perspectives about the Wawona Meadow Loop Trial in Yosemite National Park. He rates its difficulty as moderate, and says the 6-mile loop (as opposed to three) takes about three hours.
JD Burnett spent three seasons as Yosemite High football coach. But his PE position was eliminated last year, and he wound up at McLane. He leads the Highlanders to Oakhurst for a game Friday, Sept. 21.
Gregg Dodderidge writes an occasional column on Mountain Area sports for the Sierra Star in Oakhurst, California. The latest: on the Yosemite-Minarets football rivalry and PJ Kuzmitski year after amputation.
Tony Krizan writes an occasional column for the Sierra Star in Oakhurst, CA, about Mountain Area adventures. On Aug. 20 he joined a group for a hike in Yosemite National Park starting in Tuolumne Meadows.
Tony Krizan writes an occasional column for the Sierra Star in Oakhurst, CA, about Mountain Area adventures. He writes about a rare day clear enough in the wake of the Ferguson Fire to get out for a hike, this time up Thornberry Mountain.
Tony Krizan writes a regular outdoors column for the Sierra Star in Oakhurst, California. In his latest column, he writes about hiking into Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park following a forgotton dirt road from a nearby snow play area that’s outside the park.
Tony Krizan gives directions to a Class 1 (flat with very little elevation gain) hike, a 6-mile round trip with views of Bass Lake and Goat Mountain. The trailhead is roughly an hour’s drive from Oakhurst, California.
I had a lot of fun attending the second annual Yosemite Shootout this past weekend. The tournament included 8 girls basketball teams, mostly from this area but one came from as far away as Colfax, north of Sacramento near Auburn.
Sometime during the summer of 1962 a small Piper Cub aircraft on a photo shoot of the Edison Lake area, crashed somewhere in the surrounding mountains. Both pilot and passenger survived but the aircraft was a total loss. Over time this historic aircraft’s location was forgotten and another mountain mystery was born.
The Yosemite High girls basketball team is off to a fast start this season with a 10-3 record, including going 4-0 twice to win the Hoover and Madera tournaments. The Badgers, who started off 0-3, have now won 10 in a row.