One Best Hike: Yosemite's Half Dome Guide Book

by Rick Deutsch (Wilderness Press)
One Best Hike Yosemiteand39;s Half Dome  by Rick Deutsch

176pp/map/desc/pics
ISBN: 0899976743

This is the only guide for hiking to the top of Half Dome - the signature landmark of Yosemite National Park, CA. It provides a history of the original Indian inhabitants of the area. The unique geological formations are explained. The focus of the book is to provide information on safe hiking practices to complete this extremely strenuous hike of 16-miles round trip that is climaxed by a harrowing 400 foot vertical ascent to the top of the 8,842 foot high granite monolith with the aid of a pair or steel cable banisters set at 45 degrees incline. Included is an extensive trail description with photos and narration of 16 points of interest.

© 2012 Rick Deutsch/Wilderness Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "One Best Hike: Yosemite's Half Dome" Guide Book
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... Preview: Rise early and get organized—it helps to lay out your gear the night before. Use your checklist to make sure you don’ t forget anything. Have your breakfast and be on the trail by 6 a.m. A good goal i ... From the guidebook "One Best Hike: Yosemite's Half Dome"
Midpines, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 15.5
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