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Review of El Capitan

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Owner description: Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

One just has to see El Capitan and Half Dome in one's life!

The sheer size, beauty and location make it unforgettable !

Thank Raj H
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Majestic - valley view and tunnel view are classics. Lots of photo ops. Plenty of challenge for rock climbers. Interesting to hear the Native American story - check for a ranger tour.

Thank twm50
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

One of the famous landmarks of Yosemite. Can be viewed from the road in the valley. There are areas where you can pull in whilst driving past. Tried but failed to see any climbers on its sides. Since Glacier Point Road was still closed following the recent wildfires the next best thing to viewing El Capitan was seeing it from the bottom.

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a good place to see while your in Yosemite National Park. I'm so glad that we went to see this.

Thank DONNA C
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Half Dome gets all the press, but I love El Capitan. My daughter and I took the El Capitan Bus over to El Capitan Meadow and hiked the pretty rugged trail up to the Base of the Nose. We were just there to touch the mountain, we're not climbers or anything. There were ropes coming off the mountain, but I didn't see any climbers from right at the base. We could see some from the Valley Floor Tour we took and a group of guys were at the bus stop with their packs and ropes talking about it. It's my favorite rock in Yosemite.

Thank Frank D
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