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Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
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Activities: Hiking, Rock climbing, Mountaineering
Description: Major rock formation in Yosemite.
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We were thrilled to get clear weather midday to climb Half-Dome given that it can be so dangerous in wet conditions and especially when lightening is present. Just GETTING to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We were thrilled to get clear weather midday to climb Half-Dome given that it can be so dangerous in wet conditions and especially when lightening is present. Just GETTING to Half-Dome will take it out of you - quite the uphill hike, including lots of open steps to get up sub-Dome - so be sure that you're in good shape!... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Half Dome is amazing. This impressive rock changes as you view it from different angles. Our tour guide pointed out 4 climbers on it's face. Bring binoculars.

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Wien
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

just stunning - our favourite mountain in the valley. we went to see it from glacier point for two sunsets in a row.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Half Dome Hike By Albert Sin In the past two score of years, I have visited Yosemite National Parks numerous times. My initial visit was back in 1975 when I first came to this country as a foreign student. I always admired the ancient giant sequoias, the towering waterfalls, the tranquility of the High Sierras, the variety of wildlife, and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The main attaction of Yosemite National Park.This is the largest granite monolith in the world.Quite an interesting formation.Also the trek to the top of the dome is very popular and rewarding.Make sure you have the permits.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You can't go wrong on the valley floor. Everywhere you look are spectacular sights. Riding a bike is a good way to take it all in. If you didn't bring your own bike, bikes rent for a reasonable rate. Half Dome is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you make the effort to come to Yosemite. Make the effort to reserve a campground in advance (must do) and reserve a permit for this hike. It is 14 mile round trip. I ran it in 3 hours. Beat that!

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You can see the half dome from everywhere and it has become a synonym with Yosemite! Its beautiful! Its a great photo ref point as you can use it as a symbol for your visit to Yosemite!

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Backpacked from Glazier Point to the base camp below HalfDome. Spent the night and was visited by a very large bear looking for a granola bar we forgot about. He found it and went on his merry way fortunately. There is a goodly hike from the base camp to the actual start up the side of HalfDome so it's not... More 

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great if you're a climber-not that interesting if you're a sightseer. You can't really see the climbers, so after you marvel at the sight, that's it. The ranger talks are not good like at other National Parks I have been to.

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

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