Cables on Half Dome Rules and Regulations

General Rules

  • Carry out all trash. Do not burn or bury toilet paper or trash.
  • Proper food storage is mandatory. All food and scented items must be within arm`s reach at all times. Report any bear incidents to the nearest ranger.
  • Bicycles, strollers, and any mechanized transport are prohibited.
  • All pets are prohibited.
  • All human waste must be buried at least six inches deep and at least 100 feet from water sources, camp areas, and trails.
  • Do all washing at least 100 feet from water. Do not put any soap in water (even biodegradable and natural soap pollutes).
  • Fishing is permitted with a valid California fishing license. All pertinent California state fishing regulations apply.
  • Motorized equipment is prohibited.
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