Half Dome

Yosemite National Park

Half Dome Cables Up At Yosemite, Permits Still Available By Lottery

Cables went up on the path to Half Dome at Yosemite National Park on Friday, park officials said. Permits to hike the summit are still available by lottery.


Half Dome

Yosemite Plan Would Mean Fewer Hikers On Half Dome

The number of hikers allowed to scale Yosemite’s iconic Half Dome could be severely restricted by 2013 if an environmental assessment of the wilderness area is approved.


Half Dome

Yosemite May Reduce Hiking Permits To Half Dome

Yosemite National Park officials say lowering the number of permits to Half Dome is the best option for maintaining the wilderness character at the popular hiking spot.



Good Question: What Happened To The Paraplegic Who Scaled Half Dome?

20 years ago, a paraplegic Yosemite National Park ranger and his climbing partner successfully scaled the 4,000 foot face of Half Dome.


Half Dome seen from the road to Glacier Point in Yosemite. (David McNew /Newsmakers)

Man Dies In Fall Down Face Of Yosemite’s Half Dome

A Los Gatos man died at Yosemite National Park on Monday when he fell from the face of Half Dome, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

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San Ramon Woman Killed In Fall From Yosemite Half Dome

A 26-year-old San Ramon woman died Sunday after she fell from the Half Dome cables at Yosemite National Park, according to park officials.

CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Battles Camping Reservation Scalpers

Yosemite National Park has a pest problem: ticket scalpers who are selling the limited camping reservations at exorbitant prices.

CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

Half Dome

Permit Now Required To Climb Half Dome

Permits will be available up to four months in advance, with those for May and June going on sale on March 1.


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Yosemite Expanding Half Dome Permit Requirement

Permits soon will be required to scale Half Dome in Yosemite National Park on all days, not just weekends and holidays.

CBS San Francisco–12/14/2010