Route Climbed: Sentinel Dome Trail Date Climbed: August 22nd,2002
This has to be one of the best short hikes in Yosemite! The views are great and the trail is only 2.2 miles roundtrip. Everyone who visits this great park should take the time to hike this trail. We loved it! And don't miss Taft Point also(at the same trailhead), great views from there as well. Check out our photos and report on our website:
Route Climbed: There's a choice? Date Climbed: August 1995
We spent the night on the summit, though I can't vouch for the legality of it. We bivied, no tents, food, or camping gear, just a couple bags on the ground, no 'improving'. If you want to try it I suggest similiar tactics so Ranger Bob doesn't start patrolling and give you the boot. We also came in late at night and left before the first tourists arrived with their monster cameras. Sitting in the full moon, with the waterfalls roaring in the distance makes this 'summit' worthwhile.