A group of hikers use the cables to acsend the final 400 feet to the top of Half Dome. Below people pick from a pile of gloves left by other hikers to aid in climbing steel cables that heat up in the sun.
A group of hikers use the cables to acsend the final 400 feet to the top of Half Dome. Below people pick from a pile of gloves left by other hikers to aid in climbing steel cables that heat up in the sun. Joshua Emerson Smith Merced Sun-Star file
A group of hikers use the cables to acsend the final 400 feet to the top of Half Dome. Below people pick from a pile of gloves left by other hikers to aid in climbing steel cables that heat up in the sun. Joshua Emerson Smith Merced Sun-Star file

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