North Dome

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North Dome
North Dome in November 2004.jpeg
Royal Arches and North Dome (top) as seen from Yosemite Valley.
Elevation 7,546 ft (2,300 m) NAVD 88[1]
Location
Location Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California, U.S.
Range Sierra Nevada
Coordinates 37°45′25″N 119°33′36″W / 37.7568694°N 119.5598861°W / 37.7568694; -119.5598861Coordinates: 37°45′25″N 119°33′36″W / 37.7568694°N 119.5598861°W / 37.7568694; -119.5598861[2]
Topo map USGS Yosemite Falls
Geology
Type Granite dome
Age of rock Cretaceous
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

North Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, California. It is the southernmost summit of Indian Ridge, 0.6 miles (1.0 km) north of Washington Column and the Royal Arches on the northeastern wall of Yosemite Valley. It can be reached by trail from the Tioga Pass Road, or by going up the Yosemite Falls trail and heading east. It can also be reached from Mirror Lakes by the Snow Creek Falls trail going north around Indian Rock and then south again on the Tioga Pass Road trail.

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Looking up at North Dome from the Valley