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Peak(s):  Half Dome - 8,840 feet
Post Date:  06/28/2013
Date Climbed:   06/19/2013
Posted By:  apasquel


 Half Dome Trip Report   

YNP-Half Dome cables route. This trip report has tons of photos...It was a great, fun hike. Probably the most scenic, fun, hard, but relaxing hike I've ever been on. I hope you guys enjoy!!!


http://seekingtheburningbush.blogspot.com/2013/06/yosemite-national-park-half-dome-via.html

 


  • Comments or Questions
Exiled Michigander


Great Photos     06/28/2013 20:14
Hauling oneself up those cables on the slick granite looks rough!


PI Joe

Did Half Dome Years Ago     06/28/2013 21:06
I do not remember that much of it. It must have been cloudy then. I do not remember those views at all. I will have to get back there some time. I do remember camping in LYV also.

Lou


greenwok


Just Wow!!!     06/29/2013 02:50
I typically blow past the TR's that include a link that direct you off 14ers...I guess I figure another step when there are so many TR's that don't require that - but having flown directly over Half Dome recently, I was a bit intrigued so clicked your link - just a genuine blessing all around!

Thank you! KG


Pika


Lucky?     06/29/2013 14:01
Wow, you guys were so lucky to enjoy the Half Dome for yourselves. It makes me wonder if it is because of the permit system.I was there many years ago - before the permit was required. I remember that it was a weekday and pretty early morning, but man, those cables were full with people. From the bottom to the top people were lining up to get up and down at the same time - as a result, there were hikers walking/clinching on the outside of the cables. One of my favorite hike, such a thrill. Seriously, solitude on the Half Dome? How did you do it?


Summit Lounger


Great Planning     06/29/2013 14:19
Great job planning it as an overnighter to get to the summit before all of the dayhikers got there. Brings back memories. Thanks for posting. Yosemite is a magical place.



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