Half Dome

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Place Category: National ParksPlace Tags: Hiking + Backpacking and South Central Sierra

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    Half Dome is a granite dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California. It is a well-known rock formation in the park, named for its distinct shape. One side is a sheer face while the other three sides are smooth and round, making it appear like a dome cut in half. The granite crest rises nearly 5,000 feet above the valley floor, and 8,800 feet above sea level. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Interested in hiking Half Dome? This strenuous hike requires planning, training, and a permit to hike to the top via the cables.

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    Half Dome Sunset | Photo credit au_ears via Flickr / Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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    Half Dome | Photo credit Amanda Walker via Flickr / Licensed under CC BY 2.0

     

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