"Test for brawn and breath, Half Dome’s 45-degree back-side trail evokes the vim of youth and the caution of increasing years." — Originally published in “The Other Yosemite” in National Geographic magazine, June 1974

"Test for brawn and breath, Half Dome’s 45-degree back-side trail evokes the vim of youth and the caution of increasing years." — Originally published in “The Other Yosemite” in National Geographic magazine, June 1974

Hike to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park :) I'd train really good for this particular hike.

Hike to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park :) I'd train really good for this particular hike.

he most pivotal climbing moments in Yosemite’s storied history, from some of climbing’s most celebrated athletes and voices

he most pivotal climbing moments in Yosemite’s storied history, from some of climbing’s most celebrated athletes and voices

Yosemite, Glacier View.  Have stood right in that spot looking down into Yosemite Valley...along with millions (?) of others.  Good thing the rock is granite.

Yosemite, Glacier View. Have stood right in that spot looking down into Yosemite Valley...along with millions (?) of others. Good thing the rock is granite.

Considered the "Outer Limits" of Yosemite's climbing areas, Cookie Cliff contains some of the most extreme climbs in the park.The cliff consists of numerous climbs, including The Twilight Zone, Cookie Monster, Crack-A-Go-Go, Wheat Thin, The Cleft, Pringles, and more hilariously named nooks and crannies.The climbs offer some incredible views of the park, but are generally recommended for seasoned climbers.

Considered the "Outer Limits" of Yosemite's climbing areas, Cookie Cliff contains some of the most extreme climbs in the park.The cliff consists of numerous climbs, including The Twilight Zone, Cookie Monster, Crack-A-Go-Go, Wheat Thin, The Cleft, Pringles, and more hilariously named nooks and crannies.The climbs offer some incredible views of the park, but are generally recommended for seasoned climbers.

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