Yosemite National Park Announces Half Dome Cables in Place on Wednesday, June 22
Clarification (6/20/11): The Half Dome cables are expected to be in place in the late afternoon of Wednesday, June 22, 2011, baring any unexpected complications. Visitors with permits to use the Half Dome cables on June 22 should not expect access to the cables until the late afternoon and plan accordingly.
The cables allowing access for hikers to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park will be in place and open for the season on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.
Did You Know?
Starting in 1907, the Yosemite Valley Railroad brought passengers bound for Yosemite Valley up the Merced River canyon to El Portal. From there, they would take stagecoaches to the Valley. Some of the old train cars are now on display in El Portal.