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Yosemite Half Dome

Anna Almendrala

LA Times' 'Postcards From The West' Series Celebrates Oft-Snapped Destinations

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Today's tourists want to discover the unknown, go off the beaten path or do as the locals do. But there are some iconic destinations that have loomed ...

Big Changes Coming To The Half Dome

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 03.06.2013 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. — The hike up the granite monolith Half Dome in Yosemite National Park is one of the most iconic in the nationwide system, but on...

PHOTOS: Unexpected Yosemite Landmark Gets A Major Honor

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2012 | San Francisco

By TRACIE CONE, Associated Press YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- A rocky trail and hundreds of feet of twisted metal cables might not immediately...

Bad News For Half Dome Hikers

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 03.30.2012 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — There was a time not long ago when a climb to the top of Yosemite National Park's Half Dome was a solitary trek...

Another Hiker Dies On Yosemite Half Dome

Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

A hiker who plunged 4,000 feet to his death Monday evening while attempting to climb Yosemite National Park's Half Dome has been identified as 23-year...

Woman Dies On Yosemite Half Dome

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco

By TRACIE CONE, Associated Press YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) -- A woman slipped to her death Sunday while descending Half Dome in the rain,...