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Hikers are struggling to climb up at the Cable. Below that is the Trail Camp.

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Aaron JohnsonWow! Cables...

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I've never been there. The picture doesn't make this stretch look that dangerous. Is it?
Posted Nov 1, 2005 6:04 pm

DebRe: Wow! Cables...

Deb

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Cables? I never heard of such a thing! Where are they?
Posted Nov 1, 2005 7:39 pm

Dave KRe: Wow! Cables...

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They're not cables like the cables up Half Dome. Instead, it is basically a cable railing along a small stretch of the switchback portion of the climb above Trail Camp. During the summer, this part of the trail tends to be icey, which is why it is there.
Posted Nov 1, 2005 7:50 pm

MishaWhy are they struggling!??

Misha

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Just curious
Posted Nov 1, 2005 8:01 pm

pusdkq6eeRe: Why are they struggling!??

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Because many hikers didn't bring their snowshoes, or crampon. Many were turned back after this section because of the deep snow.
Posted Nov 2, 2005 2:36 pm

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