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The View From the Top of Half Dome

April 19, 2011

Half Dome Hike – The Visor

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Picture of the Day: Half Dome

August 5, 2010

the ascent

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this is the final phase of the ascent to the top of half dome. there are metal cables drilled into metal rods running up the side of the rock face, with wooden planks acting as steps at regular intervals. to ascend to the top, you pull yourself up, one step at a time.


climbing the raw vertical of half dome was one of the most breathtaking, inspiring, and exhilarating experiences ever.

i would do it again in a minute.

Author:mark daniel

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Hiking News: Hike Half Dome in Yosemite

June 29, 2010
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Half Dome is one of the most famous landmarks at Yosemite National Park. The hike up to the top is a popular day hike that is on the strenuous side. If you have more than a day to make the hike, consider the backcountry campground at Little Yosemite Valley (you will need a wilderness permit for this campground) which is right near the trail-head to Half Dome and makes for a more leisurely, and if you go early enough, less crowded hike. I’ve done the hike many times and highly recommend it; the breathtaking view from the top is worth every step. Here is some more information on the hike including a video for those making the day hike.

Get Ready to Hike Half Dome : YosemiteBlog.com

Be warned however that lines are expected to be longer to climb Half Dome during the week as people who were planning to hike Half Dome during the weekend change their plans. The trail is hot, dry and exposed to sun. Take LOTS of water, …

Publish Date: 06/15/2010 7:30

http://yosemiteblog.com/2010/06/15/get-ready-to-hike-half-dome/

Hiking Half Dome | BootsnAll Travel Articles

Trevor Mogg endures a harrowing hike in one of the States’ most beautiful national parks – Yosemite.

Publish Date: 04/20/2010 1:02

http://www.bootsnall.com/articles/10-04/hking-half-dome.html

Yosemite Half Dome Hiking Cables Up On June 16

The hiking cables on Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are going up on June 16.

Publish Date: 06/10/2010 6:14

http://northerncaliforniahikingtrails.com/blog/2010/06/10/yosemite-half-dome-hiking-cables-up-on-june-16/

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