Half Dome, Yosemite National Park

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 more than 4,737 ft (1,444 m) above the valley floor.
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  • Half dome is one of the iconic features in Yosemite, but actually I don't think it's beautiful or impressive, just a dome shape but being halved, You can view the half dome in glacier point, also can....  more »
  • This is a favorite of climbers which can be seen most times of the year. There is also a rigorous hike along the back side and up to the top. Caveat: even with rope and cable rails, some people still....  more »

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