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Surfing the Diving Board on Half Dome.
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By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Dec 17, 2007
Very cool shot!
By Ladd Raine
Administrator
From: Plymouth, NH
Dec 18, 2007
Great shot!
By Darshan Ahluwalia
From: Petaluma, CA
Dec 18, 2007
Thanks! Photo by Jacob Goldsmith after we summitted via Snake Dike. This was... '04?

Darshan
By Brad G
From: Yosemite and else where
Dec 28, 2007
Shit man I would never do that! I thouth I was brave by just sitting on that thing.
By Adam Winters
Administrator
From: the Shire
Feb 3, 2008
don't do it!!
By Marc H
From: Lafayette, CO
Sep 29, 2008
Wow, that looks like a great place to BASE jump from. Too bad about the NPS rules...

--Marc
By Tom Hanson
Oct 15, 2008
When I was in The Valley last August, I went up to Glacier Point with the express purpose of having my wife shoot a picture of me doing a handstand on this feature.
When I got to the overlook there were two hundred people there and about half a dozen rangers, not to mention a railing where it was posted that you were not permitted outside its perimeter.
I guess you have to get up pretty early in the morning for that one.
By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 15, 2008
No railings on top of Half Dome, and usually not too many people. I've been where the person is in this photograph, but I've never seen anyone walk out on the diving board.
By SirVato
From: Boulder
Oct 23, 2008
In may of '07, we climbed the NW face. We hiked the trail and slept at the the base (opted out of the death slabs). I woke to the sound of something ripping through the air. When I looked up, I saw one BASE jumper had already launched and the other was standing on the diving board. Both were flying wingsuits and from exit 'till out of sight I never saw them deploy their chutes!!
By YDPL8S
From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Mar 13, 2009
I slithered out there on my stomach and looked over the edge, my buddy snuck up behind me, went boo! and pushed on my feet a little, good thing my bowels were empty at the time.
By Euan Cameron
Administrator
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Mar 14, 2009
When I did the regular route we were chillin' on the big Sandy Ledges at sunset. We heard whopping and hollering and when we looked up, above us we saw a guy hanging from the diving board doing pullups!
By Jeff G.
From: Fort Collins
Jul 12, 2013
Nice! That's what it's all about, right there.
By Cody Cook
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Feb 20, 2014
Just looking at the photo, and reading the subsequent posts, makes my palms sweat. Gotta climb that thing some day!
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Surfing the Diving Board on Half Dome.

Submitted By: Darshan Ahluwalia on Dec 17, 2007
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