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Clouds Rest overlooks Half Dome and provides sweeping views of the entire park. You can see many of the major mountains and a lot of the features of the park from this vantage point. The entire Cathedral Range, Half Dome, Glacier Point, Tenaya Lake, Mount Hoffman, North Dome, and Tenaya Canyon are just a few of the many points of interest that can be viewed from Clouds Rest. It's less traveled than Half Dome, but provides equally impressive views, but without the cable climb.

Half-Day Hike: About 6 Miles one-way from the Sunrise/Tenaya Lake parking lot via the Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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David Hitchcock

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Sep 30, 2018
Lisa Roach
Backpacking trip. Approach from JMT. Half Dome in the morning, Clouds Rest in the afternoon. Joined by Colleen
Sep 23, 2018
Jennifer Hiltbrunner
Sep 2, 2018
Luke Fantom
Jul 14, 2018
David Freeburg
Jul 10, 2018
Sandeep Tiwari
Did this July 4th 2018
Jul 9, 2018
Aerhyn
Jul 5, 2018
Tim Boyer
Jun 6, 2018
John Haney

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