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Half Dome via Little Yosemite Valley

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Itinerary

Happy Isles Trailhead
3.7 mi • 2,300 ft gain
Little Yosemite Valley
10.7 mi • 3,000 ft gain
Happy Isles Trailhead
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How to get a permit

This trip requires a Yosemite National Park Wilderness Permit. Reservations depend on your start date:

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Oct 23, 2023 – Apr 25, 2024

Limited number of permits available.

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In-person reservations

Opens1 day ahead12 AM PT
ClosesDay of11:59 PM PT
1 day ahead – day of

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Permit details

Here is how to fill out the Yosemite National Park Wilderness Permit application:

Entry PointHappy Isles → Little Yosemite Valley
Exit PointHappy Isles → Little Yosemite Valley
Camp AreaLittle Yosemite Valley

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