The east face of Half Dome, as seen from the top of the granite staircase. The cables section climbs the final 400 feet to the summit and is as steep as 45 degrees.
The east face of Half Dome, as seen from the top of the granite staircase. The cables section climbs the final 400 feet to the summit and is as steep as 45 degrees. Fresno Bee file
The east face of Half Dome, as seen from the top of the granite staircase. The cables section climbs the final 400 feet to the summit and is as steep as 45 degrees. Fresno Bee file