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Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock climbers” (39 reviews)
“cliff face” (9 reviews)
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This large rock formation is just amazing. We stopped here for photos for about 15 minutes, but you could easily spend more time. We spotted several people or groups climbing the mountain. It is just majestic.

Thank Howard H
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was very windy at the top but well worth the hike just to say that you've been to the top of El Capitan.

Thank travellingscubadiver
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible piece of rock. Seemingly gong straight up from the valley below. Awesome place for pictures.

Thank stOOOge
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always awesome to gaze upon this imposing cliff, particularly if you spot climbers set up their hanging bivies during their climb. However, this year, it was sobering. You can see two white gashes left after this summer's terrible rockslides.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Soooo beautiful!! I couldn’t stop taking pictures!! A must see!! MUST!! Unbelievably huge!! Take binoculars so you can see the people up there mountain climbing!! They look like ants all over the place. Some even sleep up there as they climb!!

Thank tloml2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most spectacular National Parks we’ve been to. Lots of hiking! No crowds at the end of October. Would come back in a heartbeat!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will not go down and list all the places in the park and rate them. The park is wonderful. I do have some suggestions. 1) Get there early in the morning! Later in the day , the tour buses come in and release tons...More

Thank THEBigGator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You really have to see El Capitan to appreciate it. Take binoculars to spot the climbers. At sunset El Capitan goes a wonderful pink colour, worth viewing from Valley View or Tunnel View.

Thank amcintosh12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you park up to go to Bridalveil Falls, you literally park with a great view of El Capitan. There seemed to be limited parking but amazingly still spaces! The sheer size of this will amaze you. Worth a visit for the photo opportunity; absolutely...More

Thank Suzie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an impressive & unique mountain in Yosemite National Park. The best view of it is from a stop in the Yosemite Valley where you can get quick photos of it.

Thank harryatkck
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WillandThom
19 July 2016|
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Response from erikstam2016 | Reviewed this property |
Take a hike to Vernal Fall, not too strenuous, worth the effort!
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Amanda M
26 June 2015|
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Response from PacificNWFamily |
There is a topic about tours in the Top Questions on the Yosemite forum page.
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