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Clouds Rest overlooks Half Dome and provides sweeping views of the entire park. You can see many of the major mountains and a lot of the features of the park from this vantage point. The entire Cathedral Range, Half Dome, Glacier Point, Tenaya Lake, Mount Hoffman, North Dome, and Tenaya Canyon are just a few of the many points of interest that can be viewed from Clouds Rest. It's less traveled than Half Dome, but provides equally impressive views, but without the cable climb.

Half-Day Hike: About 6 Miles one-way from the Sunrise/Tenaya Lake parking lot via the Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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David Hitchcock

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Jul 20, 2022
Ruby Wang
Good
May 6, 2022
Chris So
half way through cloud test trail
Sep 16, 2021
Leola Chambers
Amazing climb to Clouds Rest, and it is a climb, but the views are so worth! Much easier hike out since it is vertically all down hill.
Sep 13, 2021
Tom Herr
Spectacular views on top. Looks down on Half Dome. Hiked in from the north. Great hike!
Aug 17, 2021
Natalie Jadue
Jul 11, 2021
Johan Wu
Cloudrest
Jul 6, 2021
Nicole Hirao
Oct 3, 2020
Ophelia Lestari
Repelis - Pinocho (2019) Pelicula Completa Latino HD

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