The Historic Ski Descent of Half Dome

February 25, 2021

Half Dome, the gentlest slope off the iconic 8,839-foot summit in Yosemite National Park, is a 45-to-60-degree granite wall. On Feb. 21, Yosemite locals Jason Torlano and Zach Milligan becamme the first people to ski the iconic feature from its summit to the Valley floor, a 4,640-foot descent. Outside