Annette McGivney was the editor for National Park Journal in 2013. She is an award-winning journalist and the longtime Southwest Editor for Backpacker magazine. In addition to Backpacker, her writing has appeared in Outside, Arizona Highways, and Sunset magazines.
Half Dome is a world-renowned 8,800-foot landmark in Yosemite. Learn how the dome was formed, the best places to view it and how to hike it.