Half Dome by John Heywood

Half Dome

Half Dome is a granite dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, California. It is a well-known rock formation in the park, named for its distinct shape. One side is a sheer face while the other three sides are smooth and round, making it appear like a dome cut in half. Wikipedia
Elevation: 8,839′
First ascent: 1875
Prominence: 1,362′
First ascender: George G. Anderson

Half Dome Photograph by John Heywood

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