“Dramatic” is the first word that comes to mind for all visitors to Yosemite National Park. Strikingly, the rock formations of the Yosemite Valley, created by prehistoric glaciers that irrigated the mountains and cliffs, have produced these mesmerizing landscapes. Visitors enjoy the high cliffs and waterfalls that flow in these mountains that stretch incredibly from 3,000 feet to over 13,000 feet!
Try to dazzle with extraordinary views of these sights and do not forget to pack your camera.
Cathedral Rocks and Spires:
These rocks are visible year round because of their height which is 2000 feet. They are formed in an unusual symmetrical balance and appear as a triple rock formation. Tourists agree that Cathedral Rocks and Spiers are the finest rock formations in Yosemite National Park.
Delighted by professional climbers from all over the world, El Captain stands at an impressive height of 3590 feet. Both Cathedral Rocks and Spiers and El Captain are visible from Yosemite Valley.
One of the most spectacular cliffs in Yosemite, the Half Dome is about 8,842 feet above sea level popular for its sheer size. It has a smooth granite wall that rises almost a mile above the valley. The cliff can be climbed after a strenuous and strenuous trek by experienced mountaineers. Half Dome is seen almost everywhere in the eastern Yosemite Valley because of its altitude.
Glacier Point offers one of the best views of Yosemite. It is on the edge of the Yosemite Valley, 3000 meters high on a granite perch. The climb is easily accessible via a road and visitors can afford the impressive views of mountain peaks, pure valleys and rushing waterfalls below.
Located at the eastern end of Yosemite, the summit of Mount Dana reaches an altitude of 13,060 feet. It is the second highest peak of the park. The best view of Mount Dana is from Tioga Road, west of the Tioga Passage.