Half Dome, California

Prominence: 1360 ft, 414 m

Elevation: 8840+ feet, 2694+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.83 mi, 4.55 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8840 - 8880 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 8844 ft / 2695 m
    (Range 8844 - 8884 ft)
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 44' 46'' N; 119° 31' 59'' W
37.746093, -119.533022 (Dec Deg)
276824E 4180665N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMariposa

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Lists that contain Half Dome:
     Famous Peaks that are not High Points (Rank #6)
     Peaks on US State Quarters (Rank #5)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #236)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #253)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #113)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #93)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #45)
     Peaks with Most Ascents Using a Rope (Rank #24)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1975 by David Kensiski
     1998-07-11 by Dave Owen
     2003-07-01 by Patrick Shannon
     2005-06-20 by Walter Blume
     2007-08 by Ron Stangeland
     2007-08 by Matt Loeber (Unsuccessful)
     2007-09-05 by Tracy Englebrecht
     2008-06 by Ryan Ghelfi
     2008-07-04 by Imdad Yusufaly
     2008-10-04 by Scott Joyce
     2009-07-11 by Matt Bablitch
     2009-09-02 by Paul Maurin
     2010-06-16 by Gregor Wakefield
     2010-07-06 by Michael Wanberg
     2010-07-15 by Jeff Rinehart
     2011-09-17 by Daryn Dodge
     2011-09-19 by Scott Angus (GPS Track)
     2012-09-20 by ChadL Painter (GPS Track)
     2012-10-06 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-05-27 by Yvonne G
     2013-06-26 by Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach
     2013-06-27 by Gregor Wakefield
     2013-08-15 by Peter Stone
     2013-08-25 by Marlin Thorman (GPS Track)
     2013-09-12 by Ed Logue (GPS Track)
     2014-06-04 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)

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Half Dome from Glacier Point (2013-08-16). Photo by Peter Stone.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1360 ft/414 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1440 ft/438 m
  Key Col: 7480 ft/2280 m
Isolation2.83 mi/4.55 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Clouds Rest  (ENE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Central Yosemite Sierra
Range6: Yosemite Valley
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area
Topo MapHalf Dome O37119f5 1:24,000
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Looking down the famous Half Dome cables towards the sub-dome (2013-08-15). Photo by Peter Stone.
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