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GlennDCables  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2011


Second trip up to Half Dome, first when the cables were up. Great view from the top, of course!
Posted Dec 18, 2014 11:56 pm

jonathanlukGreat experience  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1998


Glad to have done it well before the heavy crowds and lottery system we have today, even in 1998 it was somewhat crowded on the cables.
Posted Mar 25, 2013 6:36 pm

klwagargreat day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2012


started from glacier point and finished at the mist trail. It was a terrific journey
Posted Oct 2, 2012 2:32 am

Rocky AlpsCables Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2011

Rocky Alps

Went up the John Muir Trail and went back down the Mist Trail, and realized I should have done it the other way around just like most people do, upon seeing over a thousand people on the trail near Vernal Falls. The scenery at the beginning and end of this hike was awesome, but I didn't care much for the sandy trail in the middle. The cables were a lot of fun.
Posted Aug 18, 2011 2:39 am

ozarkmaccables down in the fall  Sucess!


With the wife. Almost turned around when we got to the shoulder. With the cables down, it looked daunting. Then down came a lady of at least 60 and she encouraged us to do it. A view beyond words. Hate to be up there in a storm.
Posted Aug 5, 2011 8:13 am

climbing1Breakfast  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2010


Great sunrise breakfast
Posted Apr 14, 2011 2:00 am

climbing1Breakfast  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2010


Great sunrise breakfast
Posted Apr 14, 2011 2:00 am

mike_lindacherElectric Cables  Sucess!


Incoming TStorm charged the cables and literally provided shocks when you touched them. Hair standing on end at the summit. Freakish moments.
Posted Mar 29, 2011 9:46 pm

Kristin5berryFavorite part  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2008


Fantastic climb
Posted Feb 10, 2011 4:12 am

rhyangSeptember 2006


Descended after climbing Snake Dike. Insanely crowded ! Hopefully the quota / permits have made this less of a madhouse.

Remember to bring a pair of gloves.
Posted Dec 21, 2010 9:49 am

Bark EaterCables down
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 1984

Bark Eater

Did this as a solo day hike from the valley. There was a lot of snow at the higher elevations and I snowshoed up to the saddle. The ridge was burned off. The cables were down and there was some ice and snow on the final slope. Being by myself, I erred on the conservative side and enjoyed the spectacular views from the saddle. Once above the falls I didn't see another person the whole day.
Posted Sep 21, 2010 1:30 pm

SKIYou girly man  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2008


Don't be a panzy! Run up the side of the sweat-laden glory wires(oriental express)!
Posted Dec 30, 2009 8:39 pm

Darren9the circus  Sucess!


It is entertaining but be prepared to watch out for yourself.
Posted Nov 7, 2009 3:09 am

tiogaFun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2009


Climbed it while on my honeymoon. Was very fun but did get tiring toward the top. It was quite an upper body workout.
Posted Oct 19, 2009 8:53 am

WMLfun trade route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2008


ton of people, but my first real intro into anything in the sierra...
Posted Sep 17, 2009 8:33 pm

BascuelaLike climbing on my kitchen counter top   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2009


Thats some polished granite between the cables. Saw a women flip out about 100ft up... kind of cool.
Posted Sep 10, 2009 4:36 pm

splattskiQuiet day


(back in the day- 1975?) Tom was off on some desperate and I would have been in the way, so I day hiked this by myself. Lots of people down low, almost no one on top. Quite the view.
Posted Aug 26, 2009 8:31 am

HotovenLong fun hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2008


This was a last minute hike so I was unprepared. Although I was tired at the end, it was well worth the pain!
Posted Jun 24, 2009 11:53 am

VermontMikeCables down = better!


Did this one a few days after they "took the cables down" (removed the ladder steps so that just the cables remained), giving it a rappel-like ascent/descent. Way more fun and hardly anyone up there! Looked much steeper than it was.
Posted May 21, 2009 7:41 pm

sierrasclimberAwesome views  Sucess!


Only worth it for the views of the Valley
Posted Apr 7, 2009 10:42 pm

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