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How bad are the mosquitos in Yosemite and Little Yosemite Valley?
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Dan Momii
(DanMomii) - F

Locale: Santa Cruz County, CA
How bad are the mosquitos in Yosemite and Little Yosemite Valley? on 07/04/2012 10:28:12 MDT Print View

Hi Everybody,

I am planning on hiking to Little Yosemite Valley via Glacier Point in week or so and am wondering how bad the mosquitos are there. I plan on carry a head net and some repellant. Thanks.

Dan

David Thomas
(DavidinKenai) - MLife

Locale: North Woods. Far North.
Not bad. on 07/04/2012 11:44:11 MDT Print View

I've been to YV scores of times and passed thru LYV on the way to Half Dome 20 times. I wouldn't bring the headset and only the smallest container of 100% DEET. LYV is very dry and well drained except from the river which has fish in it. So I've never noticed any problem. In YV, in the evening, if not hiking, and you're near a meadow, then use a little DEET.

Edited by DavidinKenai on 07/04/2012 11:54:25 MDT.

Dan Momii
(DanMomii) - F

Locale: Santa Cruz County, CA
Mosquitos Little Yosemite Valley. on 07/06/2012 14:19:02 MDT Print View

Hi David,

Thanks for the info. I probably will bring a headnet anyway, because I am thinking of camping in or near Echo Valley or Merced Lake.

Dan

joseph peterson
(sparky) - F

Locale: Southern California
How bad are the mosquitos in Yosemite and Little Yosemite Valley? on 07/13/2012 11:26:45 MDT Print View

Bring the headnet.

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
Re: How bad are the mosquitos in Yosemite and Little Yosemite Valley? on 07/13/2012 16:32:52 MDT Print View

"Leave the gun. Take the cannoli."

Leave the DEET. Take the headnet.

--B.G.--