Glacier Point Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite photoGlacier Point is an amazing point over Yosemite National Park in the US state of California. It is found on the northern side of Yosemite Valley on the eastern slope of Mount Watkins. It is at an altitude of 3,200 meters above Half Dome village. In the southern area of the valley there is a huge drop-off in elevation from Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley. The valley narrows and becomes narrower as it goes up until it reaches the top of Glacier Point. The valley is quite flat and has large boulders on both sides. On the north face of the mountain, there is another drop-off where a good road can be found going towards Yosemite Valley.
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Glacier Point was discovered by George Mallory, a prominent hunter and guide. He spent many years studying the geography and animal behavior of the area surrounding Glacier Point. When he discovered the mountain, he began to build the first railroad line through Yosemite Valley. He is credited with being the first American to successfully traverse Yosemite’s mountains. Since his discovery of Glacier Point, the area has become popular for camping, hiking, climbing, skiing, and mountain biking.
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Glacier Point is certainly a great place to spend your holiday. There are many guided tours available in Yosemite, especially during the summer months when you can find a lot of climbers, hikers, skiers, snowboarders and others who come down here to explore the area. In addition, there are a lot of activities which are conducted by the Yosemite National Park Rangers and some of them include rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, photography, and hiking. If you are looking for a wonderful and amazing place to spend the night, go on a guided tour to Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park.

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