Trail to Yosemite . . .

For twenty-three years, following he discovery of Yosemite,
tourists could visit the valley only on foot or on horseback . . .

Yosemite: by Default or by Design?

by David R. Brower (June 2, 2000)
 

 

 

 

Early Defenders . . .

 

 

 

FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED

Famous landscape architect's report on Yosemite Valley was suppressed for almost 90 years. Constant attention to it's precepts could have made the history of Yosemite's preservation quite different.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GALEN CLARK

A charter member of the Sierra Club who was Guardian of Yosemite for many years;  his Wawona Station was the
center of hospitality for travelers approaching the Valley
from the south.

 

[Photos: The Battle for Yosemite, Sierra Club(1965)]

Buffalo Soldiers

Meet Sergeant Elizy Boman

THE WILDNESS WITHIN US