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8-9 miles


7,500-8,100 feet

Registration Fee


Program Overview: On this challenging day hike, you will enjoy an extraordinary and up-close view of iconic Half Dome and Clouds Rest from the summit of North Dome. You’ll end the trip with breathtaking photos of your favorite icons, memories from a classic Yosemite experience — and a new appreciation for the park’s dynamic natural and cultural history.

Know Before You Go
When: Saturday, June 25 from 8 am to around 5 pm.
Where: The Porcupine Creek Trailhead off the Tioga Road.
Registration includes: Guided day hike, park entry (as needed), and two nights of tent camping at a shared group site before and after the trip (June 24 and 25) at Hodgdon Meadow Campground. There is no discount if you choose not to use the included gate pass or campsites.
Lodging: Tent camping (included). Camping dates cannot be adjusted.
Experience level: Some hiking experience is preferred.

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COVID-19: We have implemented special safety measures to keep participants and instructors safe during the ongoing pandemic. Please review our COVID-19 procedures for details.

North Dome shot from below, in Yosemite Valley.