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Yosemite Feature Articles, Interviews, and Photo Credits In Print, On the Web, and Over the Airwaves

This man has summited Yosemite’s Half Dome more than 200 times. He’s not stopping there.

SFGate By Ashley Harrell 2023.08.19

Mariposa Grove Cabin: Yosemite’s Iconic Cabin Among The Sequoias

The Travel by Aaron Spray


Roseville Today

Cancellations soar as Yosemite’s air quality turns ‘hazardous’

SFGate By Ashley Harrell

Tourism Officials: No Crowds, Lots of Safeguards at Yosemite

Sierra News Online

One dead, one injured following rock fall at Yosemite’s El Capitan

The Washington Post By Rachel Chason

Fatal Rockslide in Major National Park—What You Need to Know

National Geographic By Sarah Gibbens 2017.09.28

Climbers Say Yosemite Rock Fall Is Biggest In Memory

CBS SF/BAY Area from AP Newswire 2017.09.28

El Capitan climbers: Yosemite rock fall is biggest in memory

Lubbock Avalanche Journal By Olga R. Rodriguez

Update: Another Massive Rockfall at Yosemite’s El Capitan

KQED & Associated Press 2017.09.28

El Capitan rockfall kills one, injures another at Yosemite National Park

CNN By Euan McKirdy

Yosemite National Park Rockslide Kills 1 on El Capitan

The Weather Channel by Sean Breslin

Rock fall strikes Yosemite for a second day

WHSV via Associated Press

One dead, one hurt in rockfall from Yosemite’s El Capitan

The Fresno Bee by Brianna Calix

Lethal Yosemite rockfall was size of a building

Ventura County Star

Apps, passes and a birthday party mean you can save at on a park visit

Los Angeles Times By Terry Gardner

Discover Yosemite National Park with YExplore guided hikes

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

America’s national parks, a century of nature and economics

Marketplace World (NPR)

Channeling John Muir in Hetch Hetchy

National Geographic by Robert Reid of Reid on Travel on (National Geographic Digital Nomad) November 13, 2015

The Scott Dunn Travel Blog

January Blog Post from a visiting travel writer (photos provided by YExplore) 1.19.2015

National Tour Association’s Courier Magazine January 2015 Yosemite National Park

Mariposa Grove in Winter Photo Credit p. 47

YExplore Yosemite Adventures owner John DeGrazio on Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer NPR


Best Yosemite Hikes Away from the Crowds

Cari Morgan O.A.R.S. Blog 6.27.14

National Trails Day: Explore America’s great landscapes online first

Christian Science Monitor 6.7.2014

Fuel Up With Smoothies then Visit Yosemite With Two New Members! 1% for the Planet


“The Shutdown as Seen from Tuolumne County”:

The California Report By Scott Detrow- KQED Radio San Francisco NPR 10.11.2013

“Hiking Tours in Yosemite”

By Nicole Hoelscher Demand Media – USA Today 4.2010

“The SMT Interview with John DeGrazio: Guiding in Yosemite on Paths Less Traveled”

Thomas Atkins – Sierra Mountain Times; Twain Harte, 2/27/2009

“Trading Places in Yosemite National Park California”

By Barbara Steinberg – California Travel Insider originally published in Sierra Heritage Magazine 1/2009

“Tuolumne Means Golden Adventures”

By Tom Stienstra – The San Francisco Chronicle, 6/19/2008

“50 Active Vacations for the Fitness Conscious: Hiking”

By Kerry Hannon – U.S. News & World Report – 5/28/2008 (This article appeared in the print 7/7/08)

“Finding Gold (of all sorts) near Yosemite”

by Sue Frause – HeraldNet; Everett, WA 7/8/2007

“Stories in Stone”

By Sandy Gordon Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau, OWAC Newsletter 10/2008

“What’s New in California Winter 2007/2008” Go California;

California Travel and Tourism Commission 11/2007 (Scroll to page 19)

“What’s New in California Winter 2007/2008” “Sonoran Focuses on Yosemite Adventure, Photography”

By Teresa Chebuhar – The Union Democrat; Sonora, CA 1/2/2008

Television Interviews


By Michael Finney ABC News

Radio Airwaves

America’s national parks, a century of nature and economics

Marketplace World (NPR) 2016.01.18

“The Shutdown as Seen from Tuolumne County”: The California Report

By Scott Detrow- KQED Radio San Francisco 10.11.2013

The Big Blend Radio Show


KFBK Radio 1530 AM Sacramento- The KFBK Outdoor Show with Bob Simms

6/14/08 at 7:32am

On June 14, 2008 John DeGrazio spoke with Bob Simms about the unique photographic opportunities offered by Y explore inside Yosemite. (Note: the interview with John starts 20 minutes into the Hour 3 segment)

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