half dome is a granite dome, famous for its shape, located at the east end of the yosemite valley in yosemite national park of the sierra nevada mountain range, in northern california, usa.
Half Dome, as is the whole Yosemite Valley, is a very popular spot for climbers, and the most recent notable ascent of the Dome was made by Alex Honnold when he free soloed its Northwest Face in 2008.
WE HAVE A NUMBER OF ARTICLES AND RESOURCES RELATED TO half dome, the yosemite and other mountains:
Check out our in-depth profile of Half Dome, including history, geology, wildlife, as well as some information about its climbing routes and trekking around.
Includes information about all highest peaks, location, wildlife and useful information about getting there. You can read about the most important trekking routes and all the adventure sports you can do there.
Find a long list of illustrated guidebooks on all regions of Sierra Nevada, especially on Yosemite National Park or classic inspirational stories of mounting climbing expeditions.
From climbing guides, hiking guides and detailed maps to the classic photography books of Ansel Adams, we provide a comprehensive list of reads.
Includes details on the mountain’s history and native tribes’ beliefs. We also cover information on the wildlife of the surrounding area as well as a climbing guide and hiking routs on and around it.
Take a look at 5 of the greatest thru-hikes or long distance trails in USA and Canada to inspire you on your next life-changing adventure.
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