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Winter in the valley – Yosemite National Park, CA

Yosemite National Park will never let you down irrespective of the season. Yosemite Valley, approximately 3,000 feet deep and less than a mile wide, is known for its incredible rock formations, created from plutonic rock that cooled far below the earth’s surface.

While the hiking opportunities are abundant, a casual drive through will also take your breath away.

== Winter time in 2014 has been only moderately snowy. ==

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== Go during the winter time to claim a rock just for yourself and enjoy the private show of the nature==

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== Early in the morning, walk outside the campsite and find yourself in the middle nature’s creativity ==

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== Wander around in the valley during sunset time. The views can catch you by surprise  ==

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== Change your perspective on these trees. Do you see ghost like structures or trees accentuating the curves of the mountain ? ==

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== Look up for those dramatic clouds as they come and go ==

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== Stare at this El Capita rock and wonder what it takes to climb it ?! ==

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== Be in the valley where half-dome is visible at sunset time. Don’t miss the 5-min window during when the top glows in golden ==

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Planning Tips:

– You can rent heated tents during winter time. These tents have a heater that can go up to 90F and beds with blankets available.

– Of course, if you want to go for a bit more cozy experience, the heated cabins can be rented too.

– Yosemite bear activities are pretty serious business. So, strictly follow the rules when it comes to food as per visitor centers instructions.