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Challenging, popular rock to climb in Yosemite.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock climbers” (41 reviews)
“cliff face” (12 reviews)
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Yosemite National Park, CA
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"rock climbers"
in 41 reviews
"bring binoculars"
in 26 reviews
"cliff face"
in 12 reviews
"pair of binoculars"
in 8 reviews
"sheer size"
in 8 reviews
"yosemite valley"
in 54 reviews
"valley floor"
in 41 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 22 reviews
"amazing sight"
in 8 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"glacier point"
in 8 reviews
"monolith"
in 61 reviews
"granite"
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"view"
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"park"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a good place to see while your in Yosemite National Park. I'm so glad that we went to see this.

Thank DONNA C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Half Dome gets all the press, but I love El Capitan. My daughter and I took the El Capitan Bus over to El Capitan Meadow and hiked the pretty rugged trail up to the Base of the Nose. We were just there to touch the...More

Thank Frank D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent View - a must see place in Yosemite national park. Don't miss it. First go to park information desk and get a map to plan the places to visit.

Thank Jacob J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love outdoors, hiking, climbing and nature this is a must see place. As with all National Parks an incredible value and asweomevplace to spend several days. The views and scenery are legendary. Always nice to visit with other tourists and hear their opinions...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El Capitan is definitely amazing, but what makes it more amazing is if you know a little bit about how it formed. Read up on the Sierra Nevada batholith.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking views of this monster!!! It is huge! Note: If you travel to Yosemite in the winter, some parts of the park are closed due to snow!

Thank Brandi T
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I could just sit and stare at El Capitan all day long. Definitely awesome to view at different times of the day. Bring binoculars, so you can search for the climbers. It's fun!

Thank Frank D
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

The only regret I have is not staying longer. But the El Captain and Falls can be done on a day trip to the Yosemite Park Villiage

Thank Bigfoot208
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Largest rock formation in world. Park on roadway. Walk towards El Capitan and take in the size if you can. Perhaps you'll see some climbers on various walls. When you drive more, take pull outs for different sides of El Cap. You can see a...More

Thank ginnym92
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

One of our last stops in the valley, we took the El Capitan shuttle out to the El Capitan Picnic area and walked out to the next stop at the El Capitan crossover. Relatively flat walk, no real trail, we just walked along side the...More

Thank kmc11_11
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WillandThom
July 19, 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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June 25, 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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