Hikers with permits can now climb Half Dome in Yosemite

Saturday kicks off the regular season for Half Dome. Climbing the massive rock is one of the most challenging hikes in Yosemite.

Permits for the regular season were available through a lottery system during the month of March, but an extra 50 people per day will have the chance to score a permit through a two-day in-advance lottery.

Permits were established several years ago to maintain crowd control on the steep trail. If you would like to apply for the Half Dome hike, click here.
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