Ann Marie Brown wasn’t kidding when she gave Yosemite’s Half Dome a “very strenuous” rating in Moon Yosemite. Mostly everything you’ve ever heard about Half Dome is true. It’s arduous, yes. It’s grueling, yes. It’s risky, yes. Even with all this, you may ask, is ascending Half Dome really worth it? To that, our publicist Jodee Krainik gives a resounding YES!