Links

Here are a few internet sites we love:
 
http://www.highsierratopix.com/  a great site with an active and very helpful forum on the topic
 
http://www.backpacking.net/bbs.html  another good forum site...more national in scope but has some good information

http://yosemitenews.info/forum/index.php  very active site with people who know Yosemite inside and out. 
 
http://tahoetowhitney.com/index.html  a very thorough site that covers the wonderful trail (and variations) from Lake Tahoe to Mt. Whitney.
 
http://www.tarol.com/backpacking.html nice site from a regular poster on backpacking who has great experience in the Southern Sierra.
 
http://www.highcountryflyfisher.com/  this one is full of great information about....yep--fly fishing in the high sierra!  What fun!
 
http://www.undiscovered-yosemite.com/  a wonderful personal approach to Yosemite by someone who was born there--son of a park naturalist.
 
http://www.rayjardine.com/   the ultimate guru of ultralight backpacking
 
This website from volunteers from Desolation Wilderness...http://desowv.org/trail-conditions which has good information on current trail conditions.
 
http://www.avidbackpackers.com/ is the trip logs of a group of younger guys who backpack around Northern California.  Fun stuff, and some good trail information.
 
http://www.wildbackpacker.com has a good links page, as well as information about backpacking in lots of different areas.

Webcams?  try these:

 
 
And some National Park Sites:
 
 
 
http://www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm   Sequoia/Kings Canyon
 
And don't forget our National Forests:
 
 
 
And here is an NGO (non-governmental agency) that is working to protect the Sierra:
 
 
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