Half Dome

Yosemite Releases Photos Illustrating Where Rock Face Crumbled From Half DomeWhen word broke earlier this week that the rock face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park had lost a big chunk from a popular climbing route, it wasn't immediately clear to the average visitor what the difference was. Now park officials are making the results of the facial peel quite clear.
Colossal Rock Fall Changes Face Of Yosemite's Half DomeOfficials at Yosemite National Park say a massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome on the most popular route used by climbers.
Half Dome Opens Early Because Of No Snow In YosemiteThe cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday -- three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack
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Glacier Point Road Opens For Season In Yosemite National ParkRangers say they're opening Glacier Point Road, which takes drivers to a lookout perched at 3,214 feet above the valley floor.
Half Dome Climbers Capture Unique Perspective On Yosemite Base JumpThe television show Right This Minute reports that Brian Santilena and Jim Redo undertook a three day face climb of Half Dome to raise money for Wounded Warriors. As they neared the jutting "diving board" feature at the top of the face, wearing winged suits. Brian told the show what
Harrowing Rescue On Yosemite's Half Dome Caught On CameraAs the stubborn Meadow fire continues to smolder in Yosemite National Park, new photos showing the harrowing helicopter rescue of some 75 hikers from atop Half Dome are emerging.
Wildfire Sends Smoke Into Famed Yosemite Valley, 7 Square Miles Of Park BurnedFire officials called in additional crews to help battle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that forced hikers to be evacuated and sent smoke into the park's famed valley for the first time Tuesday, officials said.
Cooler Weather Slows Yosemite WildfireCooler weather has slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite Wildfire Leads To Helicopter Evacuations Of Hikers From Half DomeA wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.
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