Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

The podcast for the Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

Kevin Jorgeson is a well known rock climber who has accomplished many great feats in Yosemite National Park including the first free ascent of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan with his climbing partner Tommy Caldwell. Kevin is from Santa Rosa, California and has been visiting Yosemite Valley since his first attempt at solving the Midnight Lightning boulder problem on his sixteenth birthday. He returned the following year to finally solve it and has never looked back.

In this episode, Kevin recalls his memorable adventures throughout Yosemite from the higher cliffs. He describes sleeping in portaledges as a great chance to start the next day enjoying coffee with a great view.   With the wall as a canvas, Kevin also describes similarities between rock climbing and gymnastics. Jorgeson shares more intimate details of the January 2015 Dawn Wall first free ascent along with some of the results that have changed his life forever. He also shares details of the 15th pitch of the Dawn Wall and how it has helped him become a better leader on other projects. Join us for this memorable episode.

Follow Kevin on social media and the charities he supports:

https://www.instagram.com/kjorgeson/

https://www.kingridgefoundation.org/

Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

 

 

The Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

 

 

Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

Kevin Jorgeson Yosemite Peaches

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, athletes, and a variety of other Yosemite explorers with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. Please visit our Can O Peaches Sponsors Page for information on how to become a sponsor for this show.

Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches

Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches

The podcast for the Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches

Penny Otwell is beloved Mariposa artist with worldwide acclaim. She has lived in Yosemite National Park and its surrounding area for all of her adult life. Her Yosemite adventures began when she worked at the Ahwahnee Hotel, and they have shaped who she is as an artist.

In this episode, Penny shares some of her most memorable adventures as well as her admiration for previous Yosemite artists like Chiura Obata. She is grounded in her own humility just as Obata was. Follow the arc of Penny’s life of art from early days keeping a sketchbook on those adventures to the artist she is today. Let her take you through her process of how she creates a piece of art while she describes which colors are on her palette and what feelings are in her heart.

Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches

Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches

The Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Penny Otwell Yosemite Peaches

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches

Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches

The podcast for the Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches

Kim Lawson is a local Mariposa entrepreneur who has lived just outside Yosemite National Park almost all her life. She once drove race cars professionally and now is one of the owners of Lawson Design, an Oakhurst, CA design business where she gets to explore her artistic talents inspired by Yosemite National Park.

Kim shares some of her most memorable adventures into the backcountry of Yosemite as well as some of her favorite places to play and create. She talks about how her experience as a race car driver has helped develop the person she is today. Of course, Yosemite had a major influence in shaping her career path. She explains just how important her first to visit to Yosemite was for her and how she continues to find ways to redefine who she is.

Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches

Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches

The Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Kim Lawson Yosemite Peaches

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches

Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches

The Yosemite Can O Peaches from El Capitan Meadow in Yosemite National Park returns. The podcast for the Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches

Kathleen Morse  is a mountain woman from Montana who has an appreciation and strong passion for protecting public lands. She relishes her role as the Chief of Planning for Yosemite National Park and feels Yosemite has captured her heart. Kathleen is an explorer who has traveled extensively throughout American public lands where she feels she can make connections that allow her to be the best leader she can be to promote responsible stewardship for our protected lands.

 

Kathleen shares many interesting tales of adventure into the backcountry of Yosemite as well as how her first journey through Yosemite Valley on a bicycle made her realize this was the place she wanted to be. Since then, she has embarked on many impressive marathon treks that would make even John Muir envious. Listen on as she shares many of those excursions as well as her passion for her job. As the Chief of Planning for Yosemite National Park, she helps bring balance and much needed solitude to its many visitors.

Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches

Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches

The Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Kathleen Morse Yosemite Peaches

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

Mark Petersen Yosemite Peaches

Mark Petersen Yosemite Peaches

Happy New Year from the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. The podcast for the Mark Petersen Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Mark Petersen Yosemite Peaches

Mark Petersen is a fascinating man of adventure. He has traveled the world and first visited Yosemite National Park as a Boy Scout while backpacking through Hetch Hetchy. He loved the Sierra Nevada so much he decided to call it home many years later. Mark raised his daughters in the Yosemite area so they can share adventures together.

Mark Petersen Yosemite Peaches

Mark shares many interesting tales of his journeys through Yosemite as well as how that first trip into Hetch Hetchy shaped his professional career. He also recounted the remarkable story of Cliffy Young, an Australian cattleman and farmer who is the source of great inspiration and admiration for him.

Mark Petersen Yosemite PeachesMark was joined by his daughter Sarah, and I was accompanied by my daughter Mia on this adventure. This made for an extra sweet reward of peaches on the summit. We spent the day together on the Half Dome trail and met new friends from Japan who we assisted up the cables. Listen as they share a message to their friends at home.

Mark Petersen Yosemite PeachesMark Petersen Yosemite Peaches

The Mark Petersen Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Mark Petersen Yosemite PeachesPlease visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches

Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches

Happy Holidays from Yosemite National Park. The podcast for the Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches

Lisa Cesaro is on an amazing journey working and living in Yosemite National Park. She took a major leap of faith and landed directly in the center of Yosemite Valley. Today she takes great pleasure in helping visitors from across the globe enjoy this wonderful park she calls home as Marketing Manager for Yosemite Hospitality. Yosemite Hospitality is a subsidiary of Aramark and is the concessionaire for Yosemite National Park.

Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches

Lisa shares many popular holiday events and activities in Yosemite National Park this holiday season. She also discusses her own personal journey as she has transformed into a true nature lover from her urban roots. Listen as she describes what it feels like to wake up in the Valley under a fresh blanket of snow. Lisa gives valuable insights on how to enjoy Yosemite in several of the quieter spots in the park. Some are even right under your nose in Yosemite Valley.

Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches

Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches

The Lisa Cesaro Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

Yosemite Can O Peaches with Jamie Richards, Yosemite National Park

For the seventh Yosemite Can O Peaches episode of Season one, John interviews Jamie Richards, Yosemite National Park Ranger and Public Affairs Officer. Jamie shares many safety tips and other valuable information for Yosemite visitors including how visitors can help protect bears in Yosemite. She also describes the feeling of working in such a beautiful park and how important it is to be a positive role model for young girls who see a woman in the park ranger uniform.

Our latest Can O Peaches episode!

The Jamie Richards Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

David Page Yosemite Peaches

David Page Yosemite Peaches

The podcast for the David Page Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

David Page Yosemite Peaches

Places like Yosemite need good stewards. David Page is an outdoor enthusiast who has dedicated his life to stewardship of wild lands. David is Advocacy Director at Winter Wildlands Alliance, Senior Correspondent for Powder Magazine, author, and a national award winning journalist.

David Page Yosemite Peaches

David Page has been visiting Yosemite National Park since he left Colorado as a young adult.  He is often mesmerized by the landscape on each visit to the park. David and I hiked through Yosemite Valley together discussing our roles as stewards to help protect the places we love. David is an award winning journalist who has authored the Explorer’s Guide Yosemite & the Southern Sierra Nevada which can be purchased on Amazon. You can also visit the Winter Wildlands Alliance Facebook Page to see the work he does to protect the Sierra Nevada. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands through education, outreach and advocacy.

The David Page Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

David Page Yosemite Peaches

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

James McGrew Yosemite Peaches

The podcast of the James McGrew Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

James McGrew Yosemite Peaches

Have you ever met a person you just know is destined for greatness? That is exactly how I felt when I met James McGrew in 2007. To be honest, he was already well on his way. James and I collaborated on a series of art and nature workshops in Yosemite National Park over the past decade, and he has taught me about many aspects of interpretive guiding through our shared adventures together. McGrew is a seasonal interpretive park ranger in Yosemite and an award winning artist. Since that first collaboration, James has collected several awards that can be seen on his About the Artist Page at James McGrew Fine Art. You may also follow James McGrew Fine Art on Facebook.

James McGrew Yosemite Peaches

 

James McGrew has been visiting Yosemite National Park since he was a boy with a  sense of wonder and a palette full of color. Today he shares that wonder with visitors from across the globe. In my interview with James, we learned about what inspired him early on in his childhood and through his adult life. We wandered through Yosemite Village under the light of the stars as James shared some of his most cherished memories of this place he holds so close to his heart. The broadcast of the James McGrew Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

James McGrew Yosemite Peaches

 

Please visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show. 

Christine White Loberg Yosemite Peaches

The power of Yosemite National Park to inspire people from all over the world is unmistakeable. In my interview with Christine White Loberg, we learned about the inspiration she receives with every walk through Yosemite’s majestic landscape. Christine is a Yosemite National Park Ranger as well as a teaching staff photographer at the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite. We walked around Yosemite Valley and wandered through the Ahwahnee Meadow on my visit with Christine. The broadcast of the Christine White Loberg Yosemite Peaches show was originally broadcast on air & streaming at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, California.

Christine White Loberg Yosemite Peaches

Christine White Loberg Yosemite Peaches

Christine and I have shared many adventures in Yosemite National Park together. Her positive energy is infectious, and she truly is an inspiration to all who meet her. Her ability to find positives in every walk she takes in nature is an asset and she represents Yosemite National Park as an ambassador. Learn about Christine’s many adventures in the vast wilderness including her run in with a pair of mountain lions she encountered while hiking and photographing one day. She amazingly captured that moment with an image she titles “Sleeping Lions”.  You can view many ot images from Christine  on her Instagram Yosemite photography page.

Christine White Loberg Yosemite Peaches

The podcast of the Christine White Loberg Yosemite Peaches show is available on our Yosemite Can O Peaches page on LibsyniTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. Please help support local radio programs by subscribing to this show on one of those platforms.

Christine White Loberg Yosemite PeachesPlease visit this link for previous podcast episodes.

The concept for the Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Podcast was developed over the past several years. Each show will be recorded live from the trails of Yosemite National Park. Host John P. DeGrazio will share stories of how Yosemite influenced the lives of local artists, musicians, photographers, explorers, and a variety of other Yosemite experts with a tale to tell. The peaches represent the sweet reward of every exploration in nature. Special thanks to Thomas Wilmer for his kind generosity and mentorship. Tom also recorded the Outro for this show.