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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
Activities: Rock climbing
Description: Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
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No way we climbed but we stood in awe

Majestic- no wonder Ansel Adams chose this as a major focus for his works...we clicked away and then spent an hour just soaking up her beauty.....El Cap is visible in most areas... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Majestic- no wonder Ansel Adams chose this as a major focus for his works...we clicked away and then spent an hour just soaking up her beauty.....El Cap is visible in most areas throughout the Park...

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Anaheim, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is a majestic mountain and view. Yosemite national park is a must visit. Even though the park is extremely vast, el capitan is visible from many different places in the park. What a wonderful experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Check out the climbers...they are at the bridge with scopes for you track them on the mountain. They are eager to tell you about their experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

How can I review a mountain? Just crazy. Just want to tell you to don't miss to see this in person. It's just breathtaking!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Three times as high as the TransAmerica building in San Francisco, book a daytrip tour to make sure you see everything in one go, without getting lost yourself!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Amazing views within the park and this is one of them. A must see and take time to enjoy the view it is worth the trip..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Let's face it, this is just a lump of rock - but what a lump! It lurks over the valley like a guardian and is instantly recognisable the second it comes into view. Get close enough and you can see climbers scaling the rockface. Even more impressive (and easier to see) are those who have camped halfway up in makeshift... More 

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Lebanon, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

What a rock! The awesomeness goes beyond what a picture can do. There is no angle to gain a legimate perspective. I've seen pictures forever and thought -- cool... but I had no idea. I wanted to visit Yosemite and finally did -- the views are unbelievable. There was a climber (i understand it takes ~ 3 days to ascend),... More 

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

El Capitan is described as "the largest monolith of granite in the world." It rises more than 3,000 feet above the Valley floor and is one of the most striking sights in Yosemite National Park. Near Bridalveil Fall, we caught our first look at El Capitan from the road traveling from the fall into the valley. It is such an... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is by far the biggest most regal mass of granite I ever saw in my life. A climbers dream no doubt. The massive single megalith is a wonder to behold. There is a walking trail through the meadows that takes you right up to the face. Something to not miss when you visit Yosemite.

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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park

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