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Yosemite"s Half Dome A Hiking Guide by Rick Deutsch

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Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Walking, hiking, trekking,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12500588M
ISBN 101599269848
ISBN 109781599269849
OCLC/WorldCa173083806

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  ‎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 pract /5(6). Hiking Half Dome from Tenaya Lake in one day isn't a realistic option unless you're in marathon-caliber condition, but hiking in from Tenaya Lake is a possibility if you're staying in the Little Yosemite Valley campground the night before you climb Half Dome. It's 11 miles (18 km) from Tenaya Lake to the Little Yosemite Valley campground/5(71). Yosemite's Half Dome Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Hike Yosemite's Most Famous Landmark (Book): Deutsch, Rick: 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 famed canvas tent cabins have been welcoming travelers to Yosemite since , with spectacular views of Glacier Point and Half Dome. Housekeeping Camp. Overlooking Yosemite Falls and Half Dome, Housekeeping Camp features three-sided concrete structures with a canvas roofs and privacy curtains. White Wolf Lodge.

Yosemite Valley Lodge is a favorite choice for families and large groups. The lodge is located directly across from Yosemite Falls and offers recently remodeled traditional rooms. Plus, a small number of popular Family Rooms and Bunk Rooms give families a little extra space. Yosemite Valley Lodge is a hub for activities and a convenient center. Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County is home to majestic attractions and premier lodging. A must see for any trip to California. Plan your vacation to Yosemite today! Discover things to do in Yosemite, places to stay in Yosemite and some of the best places to . Yosemite's Half Dome One Best Hike by Rick Deutsch. The focus of the book is to provide information on safe hiking practices to complete this extremely strenuous hike of miles round trip that is climaxed by a harrowing foot vertical ascent to the top of the 8, foot high granite monolith with the aid of a pair or steel cable.   This book is subtitled, A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemites Half Dome. The first part of the book gives a background of the people who will be caught in a horrific day on a mountain that will see both stupidity and courage come to the forefront. Yosemites Half Dome does not provide a real challenge to get to the top, but it /5.

Half Dome Book se copies. Posted on 03/20/ by Mr Half Dome - Rick Deutsch. Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments. HALF DOME permits open March 1. Posted on 02/27/ by Mr Half Dome - Rick Deutsch. You can apply for permits to hike Yosemite’s Half Dome between March 1 – There is no advantage to getting in early. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Series Title: One best hike. Other Titles. The hike to the top of Half Dome from the valley floor is a mile, 2-day hike with a 4,elevation gain up to 8, feet. Most of the trail that leads to Half Dome is the John Muir trail which starts at Happy Isles (and leads all the way to the summit of Mt. Whitney miles away!).   As of March 1, the historic Ahwahnee Hotel is now named the “Majestic Yosemite Hotel,” and Curry Village is now “Half Dome Village,” raising an outcry from many long time visitors, Kaplan.