El Capitan

El Capitan

The granite formation to the left of Half Dome is El Capitan. This vertical rock formation extends about 3,000 feet (900 meters) from base to summit along its tallest face. View a timelapse of the webcams.

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Volunteers assist with restoration work in Yosemite Valley.
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California Grizzly Bear
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Replanting native milkweeds and other native plants supports important pollinators and restores natural habitat in Yosemite Valley. Photo: NPS.
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