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Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

You can’t go to Yosemite without at the very least standing at the base of this monolithic rock formation in the valley. It is stunning to take in and just so beautiful and large. My husband and I checked out El Capitan at the very...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

All of Yosemite was beyond my imagination but El Capitan stole my Heart! Simply Magnificent!!! Truly a sight to behold. Haven't been there since a child and it was even more awe inspiring than I remembered

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

You must see El Capitan if you go to Yosemite. If you stop, you can look through the telescope at the tiny climbers, thanks to the volunteers who provide this service.

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Of course you have to go see El Capitan when in Yosemite. A real treat is to see the climbers as the head up the sheer rock face.

Thank Butch E
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We have never seen anything as imposing, you keep using the word awesome A truly must visit location

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

I have seen thus image for years in numerous movies and films and pictures but seeing it live. Wow. This is a must.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

If you are in the Yosemite area I can only say that if you don’t spend at least an hour in the Valley then you’ll miss an absolutely amazing sight. The Valley is plentiful when it comes to stopping off for a while, even in...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

You not want to miss seen El Capitan that’s why we really come to this gorgeous valley, it will take your breath away.

Thank Jc M
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Great photos to be taken of this magnificant structure. Again just take in the scenery and relax. Walk around and enjoy.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Massive and impressive. Stop by after dark and look for the flashlights of the climbers as they camp on the face!

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July 19, 2016|
Response from erikstam2016 | Reviewed this property |
Take a hike to Vernal Fall, not too strenuous, worth the effort!
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June 25, 2015|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
There is a topic about tours in the Top Questions on the Yosemite forum page.