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Attention Climbers: Half Dome Cables Are Up

The cables helping hikers ascend Yosemite's iconic summit opened June 2.

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The season for ascending Half Dome’s lofty summit opened officially last week with the installation of the route’s cables. Hopeful hikers must get lucky in a daily permit lottery to attempt the peak, which opened May 31. 

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