Hit the trail on these iconic and under-the-radar hikes through unforgettable desert, mountain, and coastal terrain
Kenny Karst/DNC Parks & Resort at Yosemite
It's on a lot of people's life list of adventures--the demanding hike/climb up 8,800-foot Half Dome. Allow at least 10 hours, and know that the last 900 feet of trail is a steep climb up the dome, with you clinging to cables for the final 400-foot ascent.
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