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Yosemite Point  


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Elevation: 7,000'
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Submitted By: George Bell on Feb 7, 2007
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  • Description 

    Yosemite Point is the section of valley rim right (east) of Upper Yosemite Falls. A great view of Half Dome!

    Getting There 

    Follow the trail past Upper Yosemite Falls, cross the creek (about to plunge over the falls) on a big bridge. Follow signs to the one-way trail leading to Yosemite Point.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 0.7 miles from here

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    Yosemite Point. Photo by Blitzo.
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