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Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock climbers” (39 reviews)
“cliff face” (12 reviews)
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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"rock climbers"
in 39 reviews
"bring binoculars"
in 25 reviews
"cliff face"
in 12 reviews
"pair of binoculars"
in 8 reviews
"yosemite valley"
in 54 reviews
"sheer size"
in 8 reviews
"valley floor"
in 41 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 22 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"glacier point"
in 8 reviews
"monolith"
in 60 reviews
"granite"
in 92 reviews
"view"
in 105 reviews
"park"
in 112 reviews
"ants"
in 14 reviews
"road"
in 60 reviews
"captain"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It stood there in silence, as camera around me were busy making clicking sound, it didn't mind at all. It stood there in all it's glory, proud and tall.

Thank amosjohn136
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Iconic Yosemite landmark, completely unmissable. Beautiful white cliffs and flat edges. Can view easily from road

Thank stonerose5
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is no Yosemite without El Capitan. The most famous point of national park. Plenty of climbers gathers at the bottom on a sunny day. Hike to the top is possible for adventurous visitors.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wanted to see this magnificent landmark since early teens , always followed climbers scaling this on various documentaries & wanted to get to El cap ever since . The whole of Yosemite park was jaw dropping beautiful. Magical place that I’ll never forget.$30 for entry...More

Thank crashing c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Viewpoint photos of the place were amazing and we just could not believe the amazing mountain and its face. The views were stunning

Thank NayantSavani
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited El Capitan from the Valley - truly an amazing hunk of granite, complete with a beautiful "heart" carved by nature!

Thank Krisinseattle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as you go through the tunnel El Capitan comes into full view.I can not even comprehend people climbing it.I got dizzy just looking t it

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a premier climbing spot for top rock climbers you have to be in awe of these crazy folks who climb for several days spending the nights in suspended cocoons. You cannot see them without binoculars and when you find them and them and step...More

Thank DaleRachmeler
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

You literally can't comprehend what you're seeing. It's beautiful and fierce at the same time. It really is a reminder of how powerful nature is. I didn't dare climb it but just standing at the foot of El Capitan is special. It towers over the...More

Thank Mina_Von_Vixen
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

you think of yosemite and you think waterfalls and el capitan! the captain of yosemite, great views from the meadow and great for climbing if your into that. know all around the world.

Thank CHRIS L
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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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