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Ascent of Half Dome in 1975

Climber: David Kensiski

Date:1975
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Half Dome
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8840 ft / 2694 m

Ascent Trip Report

Date is accurate to within +/- 5 years.

This was a day trek on a week-long YMCA camping trip in Yosemite. I was a camper back then, not staff. :-)

We left the Group Camp at daybreak and made our approach via Happy Isles and the Mist Trail. Returned via the same route and made it back just in time for dinner.

It was a long time ago, but memories and square 110 photographs (ha!) are all fantastic.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4805 ft / 1464 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Route:Mist trail
    Trailhead:Group camp  4035 ft / 1229 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail



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