Tag: hiking

How to Read a Topographic Map

Reading a topographic map is a great skill and it's one that can save your life, especially in Yosemite

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Climbing Half Dome by Greg Foster

Half Dome Cables Up This Friday. Got your permit?

The cables will be in place for visitors wishing to climb Half Dome via the shoulder route starting this

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Another Death on Half Dome

Update: The NPS is saying now lightning wasn't a factor in her death and that she slipped on the

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Current Trail Conditions (June 11, 2011)

Here's the latest trail condition update from the NPS. The Half Dome cables are down. There is no estimated date

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Scalpers Charging a Hefty Fee for Yosemite and Half Dome Reservations

It's been a problem since the first ticket to an event was ever produced – scalpers – and Yosemite

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July Half Dome Permits Available Starting Tomorrow

Thinking about hiking Half Dome in July? Tomorrow, April 1st, is your day to get your permit. Permits become

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Great Early Summer Camping Outside Yosemite

Camping along the Merced River outside of Yosemite offers a great alternative to the crowded Valley campgrounds in early

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wapama bridge out 2010 mike chondron

Thinking About Hiking Around Hetch Hetchy? Think Again.

If you were thinking about doing some hiking in the Hetch Hetchy area, maybe around back to Wapama Fall,

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Flashlights on Half Dome by Tony Immoos

Photo of the Day: Flashlights on Half Dome by Tony Immoos

Tony Immoos sent me a link to this really cool photo he took from Olmsted Point the other morning

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Climbing the Cables by James Matsubayashi

Climbing the Half Dome Cables (video)

Half Dome Cables from James Matsubayashi on Vimeo. If you've been thinking about climbing to the top of Half Dome

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