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The tour guide on my recent trip to Yosemite stated that El Capitan is the largest solid piece of granite in the world. It is easy to believe this. This mountain is THE face of Yosemite and it is also the focal point of the...More
As soon as you enter the Valley, El Capitan makes his presence known ; most people will stop for the Tunnel View and he is the dominant figure in all your pictures ! It is a giant boulder and the thought of climbing that sheer...More
As you enter the Valley floor and drive slowly through the tall pines in awe of the marvellous beauty you are seeing, El Capitan greets you with its majesty and then you know you are in a very special place.
There are so many peaceful...More
El Cap is the mecca for climbers from all around the world. Its an amazing wall of rock that has to be seen and if you investigate its sheer walls more carefully you will find tiny little silhouettes of climbers. Sometimes you might even hear...More
Bus tour guide's description included the physical size of the cliff, which is unbelievable unless you are standing so far from it and still having to strain to see the top. He pointed out several groups of climbers on the rock face, bring binoculars.