Snake Dike

A fitting end to the trip. We made the 4 hour walk to the base of the route and enoyed a spectacular bivvy with awesome stars. A little chilly at around 2500m with a bit of a breeze, but pretty cosy.

We were woken by the early starters from the valley at around 7am and roused ourselves to baggsy a place in the queue. Happily everyone was reasonably competent and there weren’t any log jams once the early birds had resolved a couple of navigational cock ups.




We we’re topping out after only 3 hours or so, with just the endless padding up slabs to the top of Half Dome.


… to join the tourons at the descent cables.


Back down for pizza and beer and then off to San Francisco tomorrow. Great trip!

One response to “Snake Dike

  1. Fantastic work Dom! Thanks for all the updates and a mini tour of Yosemite. One day…
    Say Hi to the crew from me.

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