Photograph Yosemite's Half Dome at Glacier Point


    Added by Michael

    Glacier Point gives you a classic panoramic view of Yosemite Valley and Half Dome.  You can access Glacier Point via Glacier Point Road which opens in mid to late April and is subject to close depending on weather.  The trail head is just a short walk from the parking lot.

    Glacier Point gives you a classic view of Half Dome and Yosemite Valley.  You can get a different perspective of Half Dome if you jump on any of the trails heading out of Glacier Point. Illilouette Falls trail gives you a different view of Half Dome.  This trail is around 4-5 miles round trip from the Glacier Point parking lot.

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    Beautiful view

    This is the view I think of when I daydream about Yosemite. Amazing spot!

    Beyond Words...

    This place is classic. There really isn't a way to describe how incredible this spot is. There is a parking lot and a store here for good reason. Definitely try to see this place when there is a clearing storm! The clouds are unreal!


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    over 3 years ago

    This view at night never gets old

    Love going up to Glacier Point to star gaze. And having my best friend, Dakota, give his Star Program up there is always the icing on the cake. (Go to his program sometime while you're in the Valley, he rocks!)

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