10 Things to Do in Yosemite National Park
Top ten things to do on your Yosemite Park vacation, including view a waterfall, see black bears, and top sights like Half Dome.
Co-director Pete Mortimer shares stories of his documentary The Dawn Wall, which follows one of Yosemite's favorite climbers, Tommy Caldwell, up a sheer face.
Google's new Street View project is ready for you to experience. It's a 3,000-foot interactive journey up a vertical rock wall.
Jan 14, 2015: 19 days after they set out to achieve one of climbing's most difficult challenges, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reached the summit of the 3,000-foot rock known as El Capitan in Yosemite.
Stalwarts like the giant wall of El Capitan, the polished promontory of Half Dome, and skyscraping Glacier Point all call to expert climbers, who sometimes bivouac overnight while suspended in mid-air.
The glacier-carved geology not only give it amazing scenery, but also creates a wonderland of boulders and granite formations for adventurous souls to climb.
The documentary, Valley Uprising - Yosemite's Rock Climbing Revolution, follows a group of rebel climbers that take climbing "from a fringe activity to a full-blown cultural sport."
In summer, learn to rock climb at the Yosemite Mountaineering School, or rent a raft or bike. In winter, head for the Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area or snowshoe the trails.