Ascent of Half Dome on 2016-08-30

Climber: Randy Furnas

Others in Party:Laura Culver
Date:Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Half Dome
    Elevation:8840 ft / 2694 m

Ascent Trip Report

A hike up from Little Yosemite campsite up to the cables of Half Dome. Rock portion of hike was steep and the rock/cables portion of ascent to summit was slick due to overuse of route. Stunning views from summit.
This was part of our backpack trip from Yosemite Valley to Toualamine Meadows.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2700 ft / 822 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2700 ft / 822 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Start Trailhead:6140 ft / 1871 m
Descent Statistics

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