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El Capitan Hike this weekend

Travelling to and visiting Yosemite National Park in Winter and most of Spring, when snow is on the ground. Includes visiting in winter, snow play, downhill and nordic skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, and snow camping.

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El Capitan Hike this weekend

Postby jkrist » Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:36 am


Any tips on hiking El Capitan this weekend? Planning for two and a half days.

Snowshoes necessary?

Many thanks!

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Re: El Capitan Hike this weekend

Postby dan » Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:52 pm

I think snowshoes are definitely needed. I would take the Yosemite Falls trail to get up there. You often don't need snowshoes until you get to the top. Look at the webcams (the Sentinel Dome camera is broken)

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