The granite formation to the left of Half Dome is El Capitan. This vertical rock formation extends about 3,000 feet (900 m) from base to summit along its tallest face.
El Capitan is a world-renowned destination for climbers. Click here to learn more about the work Yosemite Conservancy donors are funding to restore climbing trails in Yosemite.
View a timelapse of the Yosemite Conservancy webcams.