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Half Dome Cables Ready Next Week

(YOSEMITE CABLE CLIMB )
 THE HIKING CABLES UP HALF DOME WILL BE IN PLACE BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK - - SO HIKERS CAN AGAIN MAKE THE TOUGH CLIMB TO THE TOP.  WITH THE 17-MILE HIKE FROM YOSEMITE VALLEY TO HALF DOME'S TOP INCLUDING AN ELEVATION GAIN OF ALMSOT 5-THOUSAND FEET, METAL CABLES AND WOODEN PLANKS ARE PLACED ALONG THE SHOULDER OF THE DOME TO HELP HIKERS MAKE THE CLIMB.
 HALF DOME CLIMBERS HAVE TO HAVE A PERMIT ON FRIDAYS, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAYS AND MOST OF THEM ARE ALREADY RESERVED.  HOWEVER, NO PERMITS ARE REQUIRED MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.