Applying for a Half Dome Permit

Half Dome is the most popular hike in Yosemite National Park. It’s both a thrilling and heart-stopping experience but also requires careful planning! One of the planning steps is securing a permit - whether day hiking or backpacking. This post provides all the details you need to know to get one of the coveted permits.

Yosemite National Park

Everyone should experience the iconic beauty of Yosemite - epic waterfalls, famous rock faces, breath-taking alpine meadows - in person at least once! From a stroll in the woods, rock climbing, to a serious backpacking adventure on the John Muir Trail, Yosemite offers an adventure for everyone.

Half Dome

I ran through a range of emotions climbing up to Half Dome, one of the most recognizable rock faces in Yosemite, holding onto wobbly cables - excitement, awe, fear, anxiety, and exhaustion! And I’d still argue this hike should be on the Yosemite hike list for most people.

Yosemite National Park

After a record snowfall in the winter, it was an epic spring thaw at Yosemite National Park - falls were raging, many trails were flooded and the eastern side of the park was packed in with snow and not accessible. Nevertheless, it was a fun girls adventure to celebrate the 40th birthday of a good friend!

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