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Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock climbers” (39 reviews)
“cliff face” (9 reviews)
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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"rock climbers"
in 39 reviews
"bring binoculars"
in 25 reviews
"cliff face"
in 9 reviews
"pair of binoculars"
in 8 reviews
"yosemite valley"
in 54 reviews
"sheer size"
in 8 reviews
"valley floor"
in 41 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 22 reviews
"half dome"
in 36 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"glacier point"
in 8 reviews
"monolith"
in 59 reviews
"granite"
in 91 reviews
"view"
in 104 reviews
"park"
in 110 reviews
"ants"
in 14 reviews
"captain"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Yosemite is a singular place for exceptional natural character, placed between two different deserts, that sierra is an lnatural life island. and the main protagonist is this stone sentinel. a huge granite slab faces the beautiful valley of the Rio Merced.

Thank Construcciones ... A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all things seen, this massive is the main picture we will take home in our minds. Good picnic sites in the forest below.

Thank Margot P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meadows around El Capitan make for a relaxing view of the majestic El Capitan. One of the beauties of Yosemite.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Capital, Half Dome and Sentinel are the giants which give Yosemite Valley its character. El Cap is the most imposing of them and sits in the land of climbing legends. It is an imposing monolith of about 1km of vertical granite walls. Not to...More

Thank Jim D
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can view El Capitan from various pull-outs along the road. You should at least do that when visiting Yosemite National Park. We tried to go up close, parked in the El Capitan Pic Nic area and walked towards this impressive rock but the trail...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Read up on the geology of this pluton, and you'll appreciate the amazingness even more. This rock shocks. There's no way to explain it without seeing it. And photos don't do it justice.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

One can’t help but view the massive granite face from multiple angles from throughout the park. Take advantage of the ever changing look of El Capitan throughout the day but also make time to park your vehicle and take the loop trail to the base...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

We drove in on Route 41. The first view of the valley as we descended into (at Tunnel View) it was fantastic. El Capitan on the left, Half Dome in the back, Glacier Point to the side. A bit further as we drove further into...More

Thank Zuro
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable! Just how big this rock face is. At your fingertips, yet So far away. Imagine trying to scale this sheer face.

Thank Fred F
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful from far but even more impressive up close. Bring binoculars and watch the climbers ascend the towering chief.

Thank Paul H
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WillandThom
19 July 2016|
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Response from erikstam2016 | Reviewed this property |
Take a hike to Vernal Fall, not too strenuous, worth the effort!
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Amanda M
25 June 2015|
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There is a topic about tours in the Top Questions on the Yosemite forum page.
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