Half Dome Cables Route

     
Start: 4,040ft 5:00am
Summit: 8,842ft 10:00am
Return: 4,040ft 3:00pm
Date:     05/18/08
Total Time:     10 hours
Total Distance:     16 miles
Total Elevation:     4,802ft

Half Dome Cables Route Map


Starting the Hike Half Dome Trailhead Bridge near Trailhead Waterfall Near Grizzly Peak View of Half Dome
in the Distance
Vernal Fall Bottom of Vernal Fall Upstream over
Vernal Fall
Bridge over Vernal Fall Rapids from the
Snow Melt
Water Cresting
Vernal Fall

View from the top of
Vernal Fall

The Base of Nevada Fall
 
Mist Created by
Nevada Fall

Bottom of Nevada Fall
View of Nevada Fall
The Top of Nevada Fall
Water Cresting
Nevada Fall

 
John Muir Trail above Nevada Fall
Bridge of Nevada Fall
View from the Trail
Waterfalls in the Distance
Leaving the Tree Line
 
View up the First Rise
Climbing up the First Rise
View up Merced River
View of Moraine Dome
View of the Grade
 
View Down the Slope
View of Quarter Domes Behind Brad
Full View of the Cables
Brad at the Base
of the Cables

Starting up the Cables
 
Brad Half Way Up
View Down the Cables
Cresting the Cables
View down Half Dome
Last Few Feet
to the Summit

 
The Summit Looking South
The Summit Looking North
View of Yosemite Valley from the Summit
Brad on the Diving Board
Brad at the Summit
 
Portrait from the Summit
The Summit Looking West
The Summit Looking East
The View Down To Ahwiyah Point
Waterfall from the Summit
 
Merced River from
the Summit

View of Mount Clark
in the Distance

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