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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.

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Yosemite Point. Photo by Blitzo.
Yosemite Point. Photo by Blitzo.

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