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Activities: Hiking, Rock climbing, Mountaineering
Description: Major rock formation in Yosemite.
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It's a day hike of a lifetime, and one that you won't easily forget. As long as you are in decent shape you can do it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Iv been up half dome a dozen times and when it came time to propose I thought it would be cool to do it on top of the rock. I packed in some champagne and glasses and then did the deal. It was awesome. We were so tired that when we got tot the top we had to nap before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It's a day hike of a lifetime, and one that you won't easily forget. As long as you are in decent shape you can do it.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This was my 6th time! It's always a beautiful and spectacular hike.I have organized this hike and brought over 30 people for the ride. Several people have returned to hike it a second and third time.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It'd hard and hot and you will sweat but it's something you will tell your grandchildren about. Make sure you have gloves for the cables and plenty of sunscreen.

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Pocatello, Idaho, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The climb from the Yosemite Valley floor to the top of Hal Dome is about 9 miles with an elevation gain of about 4,500 feet. It is a strenuous hike. Plan on a full day to accomplish the climb, at least 12 hours. The hike up and past Vernal and Nevada is spectacular, but once you start the climb up... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Due to the fires and drought, the view was not good during our visit. We hope to return when the conditions are better. There were several rock climbers who made the trek to the top and back. Brave folks!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Pictures can’t do justice to the majestic Half Dome, it is worth the trip. Spend a few days in the park if you can make the time, bring good shoes and water for your hike.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It's a long walk to the top of Half Dome, but the view is worth every drop of sweat. There's no place on earth quite like it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Don't miss Half Dome. It is an incredible rock sticking out of the ground and formed by glaciers. This rock is visible from many parts of the park and should not be missed.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This massive granite formation is a climber's challenge. It is symbolic of Yosemite National Park and it magnificent glacial Yosemite Valley.

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