Watch the trail closure. Snake Dike, a trade route already, may be even busier. We decided to skip it this time. I say we, but it is, in truth, another smooth sales pitch by that silver-tongued devil, Chazman.
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The cables to the top of Half Dome are up. Trail work is scheduled for the Half Dome Trail this year from July 8 through September 19: hikers will have access to the trail only from Thursday at 4 pm through Monday at 7 am, as well as 4 pm through 7 am Monday through Thursday